SafeSleep

Safe Baby

Safe Baby is a program for expectant parents, caregivers & community members. Our Safe Baby program consists of two parts: Infant Safe Sleep and Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness & Prevention.

Infant mortality continues to be a significant problem, not only in Washtenaw County, but across the United States. Among the leading causes of infant deaths are unsafe infant sleep practices and abusive head trauma (also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome). The goal of our Safe Baby program is to educate expectant parents, caregivers, and community members about infant safe sleep practices and Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention in order to reduce and eliminate infant deaths.

If you would d like to attend a Safe Baby workshop, click here for a listing of our currently offered classes. Please call our office (734) 434-4215 to sign up for a class you are interested in.

If you would like more information about our Safe Baby program, contact our Program Director Marcia Dykstra at (734) 434-4215 or at marcia@washtenawchildren.org.

In 2016, 558 community members, professionals and students learned how to keep Babies Safe

Purchase your very own WACC Safe Sleep Onesie!

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We are offering these comfortable and adorable onesies for just $15! Simply call us at (734) 434-4215. All proceeds from the sale of our onesies will be used to provide Safe Sleep education and support to the Washtenaw County community.