Place your baby to sleep in a separate cot or Moses basket in the same room as you for the first 6 months, even during the day. A large study of evidence from across Europe found that the risk of sudden infant death was significantly reduced when the infant slept in the same room, but not the same bed, as the parents.
- The safest place for your baby to sleep for the first 6 months is in a separate cot or Moses basket in the same room as you
- The chance of SIDS is lower when babies sleep in a separate cot in the same room as their parents
The Lullaby Trust, ‘Safer Sleep for babies: a Guide for Parents’,