Hennepin Healthcare was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Certified Safe Sleep Champion,” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are the first hospital in Minnesota to receive this title.
The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids®, a Pittsburgh-based organization dedicated to preventing infant, sleep-related deaths due to accidental suffocation. In addition to being Cribs for Kids® partners, Hennepin Healthcare was recognized for following the safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and providing training programs for parents, staff and the community. Community outreach includes the Hennepin Healthcare Teddy Bear Clinic and booths at Minneapolis Open Streets. Continue reading “National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program Recognizes Hennepin Healthcare”