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Safe Sleep & SIDS Prevention

Franklin County Public Health (FCPH)

Offer services and resources on birth/death certificates, inspection reports, plumbing inspections, the environment (air quality, water quality and waste); low cost healthcare and immunization clinics, lead inspection, free home radon test kits, and other important health topics related to the needs of Franklin County. Visit the website for more information.
280 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 525-3160 or (800) 750-0750 TTY/TDD
Weekend, Holiday and After Hours Emergency Hotline: (614) 525-3965
myfcph.org

Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in this free program participate in several prenatal quit smoking sessions, take a monthly breath test and then receive a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2135
columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Womens-Health-Family-Planning/Baby-and-Me-Tobacco-Free

CDC Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Learn about grief resources and about actions parents and caregivers can take to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related deaths.
cdc.gov/sids/ResourceLinks.htm

Celebrate One / Step One

CelebrateOne is a community initiative set up to reduce infant mortality. The website has information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens. StepOne helps connect women with affordable, timely and convenient prenatal care, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Call their hotline for assistance setting up the first prenatal visit.
1111 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 721-0009
celebrateone.info

CJ First Candle

Help people learn about pregnancy and newborn care, stillborn births and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)/ Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS). Grief counselors are available over the phone 24 hours a day. Parents can join online support groups, share stories with other parents and find out more about SIDS.
49 Locust Avenue, New Canaan, Connecticut 06840
For Grief Support: (800) 221-7437
cjsids.org

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Crib Information Center

Learn about new crib standards, proper assembly of cribs and the new federal requirements for cribs.
4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 or (301) 595-7054 TTY
cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/cribs

Moms2B

Provides weekly prenatal education and support programs for pregnant women. Free transportation to program sessions can be provided as well as free child care, food and incentives for attendance.

  • Moms2B East
    Ohio State University Hospital East – Wallace Auditorium
    181 Taylor Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
  • Moms2B Linden
    New Salem Baptist Church
    2956 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43224
  • Moms2B North
    Epworth United Methodist Church
    5100 Karl Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
  • Moms2B South
    Community Development for All People
    946 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
  • Moms2B Southeast
    New Birth Christian Ministries
    3475 Refugee Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
  • Moms2B Weinland Park
    Grace Missionary Baptist Church
    1182 North Sixth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
  • Moms2B Franklinton
    Mount Carmel West – Healthy Living Center
    777 West State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • Moms2B Hilltop
    Hillcrest Baptist Church
    2480 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204

(614) 292-1605
wexnermedical.osu.edu/moms2b

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Safe Sleep Practices

Sleep-related deaths are the leading cause of infant death between 1 month and 1 year of age. Many of these deaths are preventable. Learn more about safe sleep for you baby, including tummy time, swaddling and safe sleep environments.
nationwidechildrens.org/safe-sleep

Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Resources

Their website has helpful handouts and resources for families and providers on SIDS, breastfeeding and safe sleep recommendations.
94A Northwoods Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 846-6258
ohioaap.org/SafeSleep/Families

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Infant Safe Sleep Resources

Provides helpful handouts, videos and resources to help parents understand best practices related to sleep for their infants to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543
odh.ohio.gov/safesleep