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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Additional Resources

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.gov
This federal agency collects information about consumer goods and issues recalls on unsafe or dangerous products.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org
This organization is a source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information as well as hepatitis B educational materials.

Safe to Sleep
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sts/Pages/default.aspx
This safety campaign teaches parents and other caregivers to always place babies on their backs to sleep. Babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS than are babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides.

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