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Information about the DPH Infant Safe Sleep policy

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has a department-wide internal policy for all of its child-serving programs to follow with regard to infant safe sleep environments.

About the policy

The DPH Infant Safe Sleep Policy is based upon the most recent American Academy of Pediatrics safe sleep recommendations. It is not intended to be used as a handout for parents and caregivers, it is provided here to be used as a reference or model policy by professional providers.

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