Clark Memorial has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.
The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids®, the only national infant safe sleep organization.
Each year, 3500 infants die in the United States from sleep related deaths and Indiana ranks 8 among states with the highest infant mortality rate which includes Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID). SUID is the death of an infant less than one year of age that occurs suddenly.
ABC’s of Safe Sleep
- Baby should always sleep alone
- Baby should sleep on their back.
- Baby should always sleep in a crib.
For more information, please visit: ABC's of Safe Sleep
Most infant deaths related to unsafe sleep practices are preventable. For more information on infant safe sleep practices, please visit: Safe Sleep Recommendations
Families will receive safe sleep education and a free safe sleep sack at discharge with a safe sleep book.