Keeping Babies Safe (KBS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides education, assistance, advocacy and leadership in the development of safer children’s products and practices.
KBS was born from tragedy when Joyce Davis lost her four-month-old son, Garret, who had suffocated by the use of a supplemental mattress. From that day, Joyce decided there should be something positive from such a devestating loss. She joined with other safety advocates to create the national organization.
Instrumental in government level activism, KBS helped foster passage of national crib safety regulations and are is working through manufacturers, retailers and the Consumer Product Safety Commission to ban dangerous supplemental mattresses.
Through the advocacy work, responsible retailers like Target, buy buy Baby, Toys R Us, Sears, Wayfair, Kmart and others now refuse to sell the dangerous products. Others, such as Walmart and Amazon, keep selling it, despite the grave and ongoing warnings.
KBS is proud of its signature campaign, "Project Safe Crib," in which the non-profit has raised funds to provide 9,000 safe cribs to low-income families. The cribs are shipped directly to the home, with case workers helping in the set up and educating families about the latest KBS safe sleep information. Project Safe Crib has been critical during the devastating hurricane season when so many people were displaced.
KBS is here to educate parents and the public about protecting babies against unsafe sleep environments and preventing injuries associated with unsafe cribs.
As a dedicated resource for free information about the most reliable crib and sleep safety information, safety tips, and product recall information, KBS helps parents, caregivers and hospital personnel stay vigilant about keeping babies safe in their nurseries.
For more information, contact Joyce Davis, President of KBS, at firstname.lastname@example.org.