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SIDS: Support

The American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP’s site the organization’s official policy statement on SIDS, as well as printable brochures on safe sleep.
Families who’ve lost a baby to SIDS will find grief support here , both online and a 24/7 hotline.
This site lists 20 action steps parents can take to keep their babies safe.

National Institutes of Health
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development sponsored the Back to Sleep campaign, which is credited with a decline in SIDS.

American SIDS Institute
You can read about the latest SIDS-related research on this site.

CJ Foundation for SIDS
Recognized as the largest SIDS activist organization in the country, the CJ Foundation was founded by couple who lost their daughter to SIDS in 1993.

Cribs for Kids
Cribs for Kids is a safe-sleep education program for low-income families to help reduce the risk of injury and death of infants due to unsafe sleep environments. Cribs for Kids currently has more than 350 partner programs throughout the U.S. throughout the country which provide a GRACO Pack N Play crib and educational materials on safe sleeping to families in need.