SIDS, also known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is the unexpected death of a baby under the age of one while sleeping.
Doctors still don't know exactly what causes this silent and deadly condition, but here you'll learn how to prevent SIDS.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the number one cause of infant death in the United States. Ninety percent of SIDS deaths occur in babies who are younger than 6 months old. Here are some things you can do to cut down on the risk of SIDS for your child.
Did you know that the features of your baby's sleep area can affect her risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death, such as suffocation? Reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of death by creating a safe sleep environment for your baby.
American Baby, in partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide, polled more than 4,500 new moms with babies 1 year old and younger to find out how they put their child to sleep. While nearly all told us they know the steps for reducing the risk of sleep-related infant death, too many disregard them. AB investigates.