Getting Started

with Infant Safe Sleep Hospital Certification
Attention New & Returning Hospitals

Annual updates to our Hospital Certification Program are available as of 1/6/23. Review the Certification Navigation menu links regarding our new application and management platform, updated certification manual and guides, and resources to support certification applications and maintenance.

Note: Certified Hospital Portal will be discontinued on 2/28/23

Consider embarking on the journey to achieve designation as a National Infant Safe Sleep Hospital. Certification may be awarded hospital or system-wide and affects policies, practices across various departments, and hospital culture. Achieving certification requires a multi-department and multidisciplinary approach. The Quick Guide below outlines first steps to prepare to meet certification requirements and displays a thorough certification level breakdown.