Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

by Cathy Parkes February 10, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - LevelUpRN

Risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) include placing the infant on their stomach to sleep, a smoker living in the home (even if they don't smoke inside!), bed sharing, toys or blankets being placed in the crib, and age (<12 months).

ABCs of safe sleep:Alone, on theirBacks, in aCrib



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