Children's Hospital Colorado

Additional Resources for Parents

Use these additional resources to learn more about caring for a fussy baby and how to prevent shaken baby syndrome (SBS). Within this list are organizations and networks that can help you calm a crying baby and provide support for parents and caregivers.

How to report child abuse or neglect

Call the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-844-264-5437 (1-844-CO-4-Kids). The hotline is designed to provide one, easy-to-remember toll-free phone number for individuals to use statewide to report suspected child abuse and neglect. 

The hotline serves as a direct, immediate and efficient route to the counties which are responsible for accepting and responding to child abuse and neglect inquiries and reports. All hotline calls will be routed to the county where a child resides. 

Order free SBS prevention brochures

We provide free brochures to community partners to educate about the dangers of shaking a baby and the importance of making a plan to prevent SBS. You can either request brochures be mailed to you, or download a copy now (.pdf).