Baby Sleep Day

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Baby Sleep Day, celebrated on March 1st, was a day to celebrate and recognize the importance of sleep for young children and families.

Baby Sleep Day is every March 1st, preceding World Sleep Day. Baby Sleep Day brings attention to the importance of a good night’s sleep for every young child and their family. The Pediatric Sleep Council, a team of international pediatric sleep experts, organizes Baby Sleep Day.

In celebrating Baby Sleep Day, the PSC seeks to support families who are struggling to develop healthy sleep habits or just want to learn more about baby sleep. Learn more about sleep in young children on Baby Sleep Day to help everyone get a good night’s sleep!

Baby Safety Month

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the importance of properly using straps on all juvenile products.

The fact is, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for all young children. Every day in the U.S., approximately 8,000 children are treated in the emergency room for fall-related injuries.

Prematurity Awareness Month

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Since 2003, the March of Dimes has led Prematurity Awareness Month activities in November as part of its Prematurity Campaign. The goals of the campaign are to reduce rates of premature birth in the United States and raise awareness of this very serious and costly problem.