Safe Sleep

Infant sleep-related deaths are one of the leading causes of infant death in Baltimore City, and they are overwhelmingly preventable. 

 

Explore this page to learn more about keeping babies safe during sleep,

including stories, frequently asked questions, and support.

Does your baby sleep safe?

 
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Safe Sleep Media Center

 
 

Safe Sleep: FAQs

 
Sometimes safe sleep is not as simple as ABCD. These partners are here to provide extra support to make sure you have the knowledge and tools needed to create a safe sleep environment for your little one. 

Safe Sleep Resources

Free Portable Crib Program

If you can't afford a crib, HealthCare Access Maryland will help qualified families. 

410-649-0526

24 Hour Parent Helpline

If you are feeling overwhelmed, The Family Tree will provide free and confidential support.

1-800-243-7337

24/7 Substance Use/Mental Health Help

If you are in crisis, Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. will connect you to help and services.

410-433-5175

Smoking Cessation Support

If you need help quitting smoking, MD Tobacco Quitline will connect you to free support.

1-800-784-8669

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Sponsored by the

Office of Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young,

Baltimore City Health DepartmentFamily League of Baltimore, and HealthCare Access Maryland

 

Made possible by generous funding from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, City of Baltimore, Maryland Department of Health, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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