The unfortunate reality is that SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) accounts for just over 300 deaths in the UK each year, with 90% of cases in those under six months old.
Whilst the risks cannot be completely eliminated, there is a number of things which parents can to to reduce these significantly and, as such, we’ve put together an infographic which brings you 13 was to reduce the risk of SIDS:
At the end of the day, parents have a responsibility to help to reduce the risk of SIDS and the good news is that many of the ways in which parents can play their part are easy and straightforward.
If you would like further information on SIDS or support, we recommend you turn to the Lullaby Trust.
Fancy featuring this infographic? We’ve created a handy embed code below: