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Find advice on staying safe in the home, when putting a baby to sleep and coping with their crying.

Safer sleep advice

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families. 

Telephone: 0808 802 6869 (information line) or 0808 802 6868 (bereavement support)
Email: or
Facebook: @LullabyTrust

The Sleep Charity

The Sleep Charity campaigns to improve sleep support and access to high quality information, raise awareness of the value of a good night’s sleep and promote understanding around the complexities of sleep. They can offer advice on children’s sleep problems and bedtime routines. 

Telephone: 01302 751 416

Further information on safer sleep can also be found on the Healthy Dudley website.

Accident prevention

More accidents happen at home than anywhere else. Every year over two million children are taken to A&E due to accidents in the home.

The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.

Telephone: 020 7608 3828
Facebook: @CAPT

Crying baby

ICON offers support to those who care for babies to cope with crying. Their website is full of useful information and links to videos.

Remember if you are feeling stressed and need help please speak to someone. You can speak to your family, friends, Midwife, GP or Health Visitor.

Additional support

Dudley NPU - If you feel unsafe or need to report a crime you can contact the Dudley neighbourhood policing teams; details can be found on their website.

For non-emergency calls dial 101 or try the live chat facility available daily 8am to midnight on the police website; only call 999 in an emergency.