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National Institute for Children's Health Quality. 2020. National SIDS awareness month social media toolkit. Boston, MA: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 3 pp.

Annotation: This resource contains a collection of social media posts and graphics that can be used to raise awareness about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and safe-sleep related deaths so that more babies reach year one. They include brief messages that can be posted to Twitter and graphics that can be copied and posted on various social media channels.

Contact: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 30 Winter Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 391-2700 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0832 Fax: (617) 391-2701 E-mail: info@nichq.org Web Site: http://www.nichq.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant death, Prevention, SIDS: Sleep position, Social media

American Academy of Pediatrics, Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. 2016. SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths: Updated 2016 recommendations for a safe infant sleeping environment. Pediatrics 138(5):e20162938,

Annotation: This statement supports a safe sleep environment that can reduce the risk of all sleep-related infant deaths. Contents include the recommendations and strength of evidence for each recommendation. An accompanying technical report that discusses the rationale for the recommendations is also available.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Environmental exposure, Health policy, Infant death, SIDS: Sleep position

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. Safe sleep roundtable report. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the discussion and recommendations from a meeting held on January 24, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia, to identify priorities around safe infant sleep and develop an action plan to address those priorities. Contents include background on safe sleep; a summary of best practices; and recommendations and next steps for federal partners, state health departments, community organizations, and others. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Infant death, Infants, Meetings, Model programs, National initiatives, Planning, Policy development, Program improvement, SIDS: Injury prevention, Sleep, Sleep position, State health agencies

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2013. Safe sleep activities from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Durable Infant Nursery Product regulations. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 1 video (60 min.).

Annotation: This webinar summarizes the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's safe sleep campaign and outreach activities including efforts to reach minority groups. The discussion focuses on standards, regulation, and communication resources. Topics include sleep position, crib safety, and other health and safety risks associated with infant sleep environments. Efforts to encourage breastfeeding within a safe sleep environment are also discussed. Audio and slides are available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov

Keywords: Infant equipment, Infants, Injury prevention, Minority groups, Multimedia, Public awareness campaigns, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, SIDS: Product safety, Sleep position

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 2013. Safe sleep for your grandbaby: Reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Rockville, MD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 10 pp.

Annotation: This brochure explains ways that grandparents can help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

Contact: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, P.O. Box 3006, Rockville, MD 20847, Telephone: (800) 370-2943 Secondary Telephone: (888) 320-6942 Fax: (866) 760-5947 Web Site: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx Available from the website. Document Number: NIH Pub. No. 13-4978, 13-4978(S).

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Infant death, Infants, Injury prevention, Risk factors, SIDS: Grandparents, Sleep position

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. 2011-. Planning a safe place for your baby to sleep. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services,

Annotation: This resource provides information to help health professionals, parents, and other caregivers create a safe infant sleep environment to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome. Contents include a public service announcement, a brochure in English and Spanish, a video, and links to additional information.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 1730 East Elm, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-6400 Fax: (573) 751-6041 E-mail: info@dhss.mo.gov Web Site: http://www.dhss.mo.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Campaigns, Infant death, Multimedia, Primary prevention, Public service announcements, SIDS: Sleep position, Safety, Spanish language materials, Unintentional injuries

First Candle. 2010-. Bedtime basics: Safe sleep saves lives. Bel Air, MD: First Candle,

Annotation: This public awareness campaign provides information and resources to help parents and other caregivers understand the importance of safe sleep practices in protecting infants from sudden infant death syndrome, suffocation, and accidents during sleep. Topics include creating a safe sleep zone, the benefits of room sharing vs. bed sharing, breastfeeding, and adult beds not being safe for sleeping babies. Contents include a video, a fact sheet, and a brochure. Additional resources such as position statements and a bibliography are also available from the website. The video and brochure are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: CJ First Candle, 49 Locust Avenue, Suite 104, New Canaan, CT 06840, Telephone: (800) 221-7437 E-mail: alison@cjfirstcandle.org Web Site: http://cjfirstcandle.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Infant death, Infants, Injury prevention, Multimedia, National initiatives, Public awareness campaigns, SIDS: Sleep position, Spanish language materials, Unintentional injuries

Moon R. 2010. Hot topics in infant safe sleep: An interactive workshop. Washington, DC: National Sudden and Unexpected Infant / Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center,

Annotation: This podcast (video) was recorded during a pre-conference workshop held in November 2010 at the International Conference on Perinatal and Infant Death. Topics include reflux and car seat sleeping; bed sharing, co-sleeping, and breastfeeding; twin crib-sharing; breastfeeding and sudden infant death syndrome; swaddling; and soft bedding and bumper pads. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Infant death, Multimedia, Protective factors, Risk factors, SIDS: Sleep position

Bowman L, Hargrove T, Hoffman L. 2008. Saving babies: Exposing sudden infant death. [Washington, DC]: Scripps Howard News Service, 64 pp. (Special report)

Annotation: This report, which investigates infant deaths going back to 1992, casts doubt on claims that cases of SIDS have decreased by more than half since the 1990s. The report discusses child dealth review procedures, the quality of statistics on sudden infant death, efforts to protect the feelings of grieving parents, professional bias in diagnosis vs. medical evidence and the need for standards in infant death and reporting. Quotations from families who have experienced infant deaths, as well as from experts in the field, are included throughout.

Contact: Scripps Howard News Service, 1090 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 408-1484 Fax: (202) 408-2062 E-mail: BowmanL@shns.com Web Site: http://www.shns.com/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Sleep position, Bereavement, Families, Infant death review, Parents, SIDS: Infant death, Statistics, Trends

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.