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


Description

This tool is part of the Back to Sleep campaign, an effort to educate families and caregivers about putting healthy infants on their backs to sleep to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This tool explains ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and provide a safe sleep environment for infants.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • What is SIDS?
  • What should I know about SIDS?
  • Fast facts about SIDS
  • What can I do to lower my baby's risk of SIDS?
  • Babies sleep safest on their backs
  • Spread the word!
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pages/pubs_details.aspx?pubs_id=5807
The PDF version of this tool is available at: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/Documents/Safe_Sleep_Baby_English_2013.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

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

Funding Sources

American Academy of Pediatrics; Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs; Maternal and Child Health Bureau-Health Resources and Services Administration; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; National Institutes of Health


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 11/2002
  • Review Date: 09/2006
  • Recent Summary: 09/2006
  • Original Summary: 04/2006
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Last updated: August 27, 2014.