October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. Find out what actions you and others can take to help babies sleep safely and to reduce a baby's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Visit the Safe to Sleep® campaign’s website to learn more about SIDS and safe sleep. Share the information with families.

Print or share Back to Basics Creating a Safe Sleep Space for Your Baby, a free poster from U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Review Safe Sleep in Child-Care Settings: Recommendations for Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death and Caring for Our Children Online Standard Database Standard 3.1.4.1: Safe Sleep Practices and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)/SIDS Risk Reduction for more information. 10-8-21