by Toke Hoppenbrouwers and Joan Hodgman
Part OnePractical Information
Part TwoSIDS and Grief
B. What feelings are normal?
C. Do fathers react in their own way?
D. Does SIDS have an impact on the relationship between mothers and fathers?
E. When parents are teenagers.
F. How are siblings affected?
H. How does SIDS affect caregivers other than parents?
I. What are the expected long-term emotions?
J. Thinking about a new baby.
K. Helpful suggestions from others who lost a child.
L. What others should not do.
M. Where can I find counseling and practical help?
Part ThreeMedical Information
A. History of SIDS.
B. Evaluation about causes.
C. Potential mechanism of death.
D. Time factors known to be associated with SIDS.
E. Infant Risk Factors.
F. Other Risk Factors.
G. Diagnosis and treatment of the infant at risk for SIDS.
H. Minimizing the risk for SIDS.
Part FourTheories About SIDS
A. Discarded Theories.
B. Controversial theories.
C. Current Theories.
D. New directions/research tools.
E. Conclusions: The future of the SIDS puzzle.
F. How you can help with SIDS research.