Save the Date for Safe Sleep Week 2023
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Save the Date for Safe Sleep Week 2023

by Freya Lucas

January 06, 2023

Safe Sleep Week is Red Nose’s annual national awareness campaign to help save infant lives, and in 2023, will be held from 6 to 12 March 2023.


Safe Sleep Week provides practical advice to parents, caregivers, educators and health professionals to help reduce the risk of sudden and unexpected death in infancy (including SIDS and fatal sleep accidents).


Throughout Safe Sleep Week, Red Nose will explore such topics as:


  • Why you should always sleep baby on their back
  • Why baby’s head and face should be uncovered during sleep
  • How to create a safe sleep environment
  • Why sleeping baby in parents room is best
  • How health professionals can better communicate with families around the Six Safe Sleep Guidelines
  • breastfeeding and its benefits


Safe Sleep Week 2023 will be running across Red Nose’s social media channels and website and will include FREE online events, including special sessions for: 


  • educators on safe sleep in early childhood education and care settings
  • health professionals on integrating safe sleep recommendations into clinical practice,
  • parents on understanding the basis of the safe sleep recommendations, and how these can be applied in your everyday life to help keep bub safe, and


To remain up to date with activities and events offered by Red Nose please see here. Safe Sleep Week is proudly supported by Bonds, Sheridan and V-Tech.


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