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Outside Stressors

Outside Stressor(s) in Circle


The only risk factors that you can change as an Early Educator are in the “Outside Stressors” category. These can include things like hunger, over tiredness, and room temperature; but may also include soft bedding, bumper pads, stuffed toys, or cigarette smoke exposure from your clothing.




You can reduce these risks!

Adult hand holding baby

An easy way to remember some of the actions you can do to help reduce the risk factors is to remember:

     The 5 S’s of Safe Sleep

  • Sleep surface
  • Sleep position
  • Smoke Free Environment
  • Sleep Temperature
  • Share the Message