New & Expectant Parents


This can be one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking times of your life. The arrival of a new baby is such a joy for everyone, but as you start getting used to the responsibilities of parenthood, it is normal to feel a bit overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and think about. So, we hope to make it a little easier for you by providing you with helpful information on how to keep your baby safe both during pregnancy and after birth.

These are not intended to replace clinical advice. if you have any concerns about your baby’s health, please seek appropriate medical advice.

The fact that you are visiting our website demonstrates that you are already thinking how to reduce the risks. It’s never too early to read up about keeping your baby safe. All of our key messages are based on the current evidence base which exists around known risk factors and prevention messages.
This section of the website has a wealth of information on how to reduce the risks of cot death. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact us.

If you have previously suffered the loss of a baby or child to cot death and are pregnant again, or are trying for another baby, please get in touch to ask about our Next Infant Support Programme.