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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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African Americans and Infant Deaths

Of great concern to African Americans is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The African-American infant death rate is more than twice the rate of white infant deaths. Even though there is no way to ... Details >

National Women's Health Information Center, Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Back to Sleep Campaign

This website offers information for parents and health professionals on sudden infant death syndrome. Some materials are available in Spanish. The site is co-sponsored by the National Institute of C... Details >

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Culturally Appropriate American Indian and Alaska Native SIDS Risk Reduction Resource Kit  External Link

These culturally appropriate materials are an invaluable resource for health care professionals and health educators who work with Native community members to help reduce infant mortality rates.... Details >

CJ Foundation for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome  External Link

Frequently Asked Questions and SIDS Research Information  External Link

These links focus on a number of issues related to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: smoking, sleep, sleep apnea, and vaccinations.... Details >

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network, Inc.  External Link

Reducing the Risk of SIDS  External Link

These are steps that parents and parents-to-be can take to reduce the risk of SIDS.... Details >

American SIDS Institute  External Link

Safe Sleep for Your Baby: Ten Ways to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) (General Outreach)

Also available in: Spanish 

This fact sheet describes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and examines the risk factors, possible causes, and provides measures parents can take to lower their child's risk of dying from SIDS. SI... Details >

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

SIDS Information for New Parents  External Link

Here are some important tips for new parents, grandparents and infant caregivers to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and accidental infant deaths.... Details >

First Candle/SIDS Alliance  External Link

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

This site offers information on several factors that have been identified to increase an infant’s risk for SIDS.... Details >

Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Questions and Answers  External Link

The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the diagnosis given for the sudden death of an infant under one year of age that remains unexplained after a complete investigation, which includes an autops... Details >

First Candle/SIDS Alliance  External Link

What is SIDS?  External Link

This document from the National SIDS/Infant Death Resource Center (NSIDRC) provides basic facts about SIDS and answers some of the most commonly asked questions. ... Details >

National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center, Health Resources and Services Administration  External Link