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Lift the Baby - safer sleeping

More than 130 babies die in the UK every year as a result of unsafe sleeping, and very sadly, there has been a small, but significant increase in number of children who have died where unsafe sleeping has featured in their death.

Sleeping on a sofa with a baby can increase the risk of infant death by 50 times. If you think you might fall asleep, always lift the baby into a safe space. If you have been drinking alcohol, taken drugs, you smoke, or your baby was a low birth weight, do not share a bed with your baby - always lift the baby into a safe space to sleep.

Visit the Lift the Baby campaign website and view the video featuring the London Irish Rugby Club here.


Who to contact

NHS Lift the baby


This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations