Safer sleep advice for parents during colder months

The colder months can be difficult for families, with many parents and guardians concerned about trying to keep their home and young babies warm. However, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding parents and guardians with young babies of the importance of following safer sleep advice to reduce the risk of sudden infant death. Emily Roberts, Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children at the PHA, said: “It is really important to keep your baby’s sleep environment safe throughout the winter months, especially when there may be temptations to add more blankets or to bring very young babies