Baby box: child welfare experts say use of sleep boxes could potentially put infants’ lives at risk

  • Jim Reid
  • Debbie Watson
  • Helen Ball
  • Peter Blair

Press/Media: Expert Comment


This article in The Conversation is written by four experts in child welfare (childhood, Sudden Unexplained Death in Infancy and safe sleep). It raises concerns about the lack of empirical evidence to support the use of baby Boxes as a safe sleep space. Baby Boxes are being increasing used as a tool in infant care are are provided to all new mothers free of charge in Scotland by the Scottish Government. 

Period24 Jan 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions