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Baby Box Initiative

On March 29, 2017, Alabama became the third state in the nation to launch the Baby Box safe sleep program. The Department of Human Resources is the lead agency offering a Baby Box to all expecting and new parents in the state.

The goal of the Baby Box program is to provide parents the education and resources needed to ensure a safe sleep environment for their infant.

  1. Expectant mothers and families with children up to 3 months old can go online to www.babyboxuniversity.com to complete the 11 minute educational course, a short quiz, and purchase a baby box. 

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  1. Contact your local DHR office for assistance with safe sleep education, services and to pick up a free baby box. It is still encouraged that  expectant mothers and families with children up to 3 months go online to www.babyboxuniversity.com to complete the 11 minute educational course and a short quiz to learn more about safe sleep.

  

More Information

For more information contact Allison Foster at the Department of Human Resources at Allison.Foster@dhr.alabama.gov 334-353-4825.