Back to Sleep - Tummy to Play: Reducing the Risk of SIDS While Promoting Active Tummy Time - 2021 (Revised) was developed by the director of the Iowa Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Foundation. This professional development opportunity presents research to understand SIDS, recommendations for safe sleep, the provider's role in the safe sleep environment and guidance for the importance of tummy time when infants are awake.

Training Credit

  • 2 hours upon completion of face-to-face or online series

Training Audience

  • Child Care Centers (CCC) and Preschools
  • Child Development Homes (CDH)
  • Child Care Homes accepting Child Care Assistance (CCHA)

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Iowa's Early Childhood and School Age Professional Workforce Registry (i-PoWeR) is a comprehensive registry where you can find and enroll in the Department of Human Services (DHS) approved professional development opportunities related to early childhood and school-age professionals. It will also maintain a record of your professional achievements. Approved training opportunities can be accessed by visiting i-PoWeR below.

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Resources for Back to Sleep - Tummy to Play

CCR&R strives to support professional education and ensure home providers are offering best child care practices. These resources are intended to assist with implementation of new skills and procedures as providers work to improve the quality of services they offer.

Resources & Tools

Iowa SIDS Foundation

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Training Narrative

Back to Sleep - Tummy to Play: Reducing the Risk of SIDS While Promoting Active Tummy Time - 2021 (Revised)

  • Research to understand current Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention practices
  • Recommendations for safe sleep preparation and positioning
  • Recommendations for the child care provider's role in the safe sleep environment