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Building on Campaigns with Conversations

Approach: Provide training to professionals who interact with expecting and new mothers and families that emphasize a nuanced approach to take family needs, beliefs, and context into account when talking about safe sleep, breastfeeding, and smoking

NPM: 5 - Safe Sleep

Evidence: Expert Review and Consensus

Target Audience: Multiple (caregiver + child care provider + health care provider + hospital systems)

Multicomponent Strategy: Caregiver Education + Health Care Provider Education + Hospital Safe Sleep Policy

Approach: Implement a multicomponent strategy that targets caregivers, child care providers, health care providers, and hospital systems (not including quality improvement components)

NPM: 5 - Safe Sleep

Evidence: Moderate

Target Audience: Multiple (caregiver + child care provider + health care provider + hospital systems)

Multicomponent: Caregiver Education + Health Care Provider Education + Hospital Safe Sleep Policy + Quality Improvement

Approach: Implement a multicomponent strategy that targets caregivers, child care providers, health care providers, and hospital systems with built-in quality improvement components

NPM: 5 - Safe Sleep

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Multiple (caregiver + child care provider + health care provider + hospital systems)

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.