The causes of SIDS are not fully understood, and there is no cure. However, physicians advise that parents, family members, and caretakers take a number of specific steps to reduce the risk of infant death by SIDS.
Maintaining the right sleeping environment for your infant can reduce the risk of death by SIDS, especially since a child’s airway can become blocked unintentionally. Make sure to follow these steps:
For easy-to-use charts and guides, click on the links below:
US Department of Health and Human Services “Safe To Sleep“
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
SIDS Prevention Sleep Brochure