Safe Sleep For Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) (African American Outreach)

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Safe Sleep For Your Baby: Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) (African American Outreach)

Description

This brochure 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). The brochure explains ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and provide a safe sleep environment for infants.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (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!

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

History

Release Date: 2002
Review Date: 2005
Recent Summary: September 2006
Original Summary: April 2006
Last Updated: 08/27/14

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