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Safe Sleep & SIDS Prevention

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

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

CJ First Candle is dedicated to helping people learn about pregnancy and newborn care, stillborn births and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)/ Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS). There are extensive resources for grief support. 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 TTY (301) 595-7054
cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/cribs

Moms2B

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 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 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.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-2000
nationwidechildrens.org/safe-sleep

Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Resources

The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has helpful handouts on the ABCs of safe sleep, such as sleeping Alone, on the Back and in a Crib. Their website has handouts for families and summaries of recommendations.
94A Northwoods Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43235
(614) 846-6258
ohioaap.org/SafeSleep/Families

Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Safe Sleep Resources

The Ohio Department of Health has helpful handouts, videos and resources to help parents understand best practices related to sleep for their infants. Learn about SIDS from other families as well.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543
odh.ohio.gov/safesleep