Education and Sleep Environment LC

Parents who see their baby supine in the nursery are nearly twice as likely to continue the practice at home. Despite this, research continues to show that more than half of healthcare providers are not following published Safe Sleep guidelines. The Ohio AAP created and piloted the EASE Project to address this problem, with improvements including a 45% increase in patients less than 1 year of age in safe sleep environments (alone, on their back, in a bare crib) during random audits, nearly a 30% increase in caregiver reports of receiving safe sleep education during hospital stays and a 27% decrease in the presence of loose blankets in patient cribs during observations.
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The Education and Sleep Environment (EASE) Hospitalist Safe Sleep Learning Collaborative is made possible by support and/or funding from: