Military life can feel overwhelming at times, especially when it comes to caring for a baby. You might be solo parenting while your service member is deployed, your family could be in the middle of a PCS move or maybe you’re relocating away from friends and extended family. One thing that can make your life less stressful is to arrange a safe sleep space before bringing your baby home.
Parents can help keep their babies safe — and decrease the risk of sudden infant death syndrome — by providing a safe sleep environment. Below is up-to-date guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help make sure your baby is as safe as possible during sleep times.