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NYS Parent Guide




Safe Babies New York

Safe Babies New York is a statewide effort to educate all parents about normal infant crying, stress management and safe sleep. Leadership for the Downstate Region program is provided by health professionals at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. Leadership for the Upstate Region program is provided by health professionals at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

Safe Sleep Video from New York State Office of Child & Family Services

This video is available in English and Spanish and describes safe sleep environments for infants.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Look for Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play, which explains the importance of baby tummy time with a caregiver present and how infants should sleep on their backs in safe space.



Part of the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, this site provides information about how much sleep preschoolers need, sleep problems and hints to make bedtime rituals work. Check out Sleep and Your Preschooler.