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Baby Blossoms [Collaborative]. n.d.. Nothin' but Baby!. [Omaha, NE]: Douglas County Health Department,

Annotation: This public awareness campaign provides information and resources for health professionals, families, and other caregivers on how to put infants to sleep safely to reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (including deaths attributed to overlaying, accidental suffocation, wedging, and sudden infant death syndrome). Contents include a tip sheet, brochure, and poster in English and Spanish. Additional resources include a sample safe sleep policy for child care facilities; a safe sleep quiz for parents and other caregivers; a bookmark with tips on comforting a crying infant; and a flyer, poster, insert, and billboard about suffocation.

Contact: Baby Blossoms Collaborative, Douglas County Health Department, 1111 South 41st Street, Omaha, NE 68105, Telephone: (402) 444-7471 E-mail: http://babyblossomsomaha.org/about-bbc/contact-us Web Site: http://babyblossomsomaha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Campaigns, Crying, Infant death, Local initiatives, Primary prevention, SIDS, Safety, Sleep position, Spanish language materials, Suffocation, Unintentional injuries

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2013. Moving beyond Back to Sleep to Safe to Sleep. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 1 video (90 min.).

Annotation: This webinar discusses the science driving the renamed national “Safe to Sleep” Campaign, what resources are available focused on safe infant sleep, and how to promote this broader public health message not only to parents of infants, but non-parental caregivers, and traditional and non-traditional outreach partners.

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 Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant death, National programs, Outreach, Prevention, Public awareness campaigns, SIDS, Sleep position, Statistical data, Suffocation, Trends

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. 2013. A national action plan for child injury prevention: Reducing suffocation injuries in children. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines national goals and actions to further reduce suffocation-related injuries among infants and children. Examples of what can be done are organized within the following six domains: data and surveillance, research, communication, education and training, health systems and health care, and policy.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Child death review, Children, Communication, Community action, Consumer education, Data, Goals, Health care systems, Infant death, Infant death review, Infants, Injuries, Injury prevention, National initiatives, Planning, Policy development, Population surveillance, Professional education, Research, Safety, Suffocation, Training

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. 2012. National action plan for child injury prevention: An agenda to prevent injuries and promote the safety of children and adolescents in the United States. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 91 pp.

Annotation: This action plan describes goals and actions in six domains that inform concrete actions within the field of injury prevention to reduce child and adolescent injury in the United States. The six domains include data and surveillance, research, communication, education and training, health systems and health care, and policy. Injury prevention efforts are discussed for motor vehicle crashes, suffocation, drowning, as well as fires, burns, and falls. The plan concludes with a summary of goals and actions. An archive of the September 10, 2013 webinar broadcast of part I is available.

Contact: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-63, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717, Telephone: (800) CDC-INFO Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (770) 488-4760 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Burns, Children, Drowning, Falls, Infants, Injury prevention, Safety, Suffocation, Transportation injuries, Unintentional injuries

Minnesota SIDS Center, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. 2011. Safe and asleep in a crib of their own. St. Paul, MN: Maternal and Child Health Section, Minnesota Department of Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents and other caregivers provides tips for keeping infants safe during sleep. Topics include suffocation and safe sleep environments. The brochure is available in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 Fax: (651) 201-3590 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/mch/index.cfm Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Consumer education, Environmental influences, Infants, Injury prevention, Non English language materials, Public awareness campaign materials, SIDS, Sleep position, Spanish language materials, Suffocation

National MCH Center for Child Death Review. 2011. Infant suffocation deaths in the sleep environment. [Okemos, MI]: National MCH Center for Child Death Review,

Annotation: This webcast, which was sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration and held on March 24, 2011, focuses on infant suffocation deaths in the sleep environment and addresses the following topics: recent trends in infant suffocation death rates, circumstances of the sleep environment and risk factors in infant suffocation, state and local community efforts in risk reduction and prevention of infant suffocation, and community-based safe sleep and suffocation-prevention programs. Background information on sudden unexpected infant death is also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, c/o Michigan Public Health Institute, 1115 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (800) 656-2434 Secondary Telephone: (517) 614-0379 Fax: (517) 324-6009 E-mail: info@childdeathreview.org Web Site: https://www.ncfrp.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Community programs, Infant death, Local MCH programs, Prevention, Risk factors, Safety, Sleep position, State programs, Suffocation, Trends

Consumer Product Safety Commission. 2010. Safe sleep [public service announcement]. Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1 video (1 min., 4 sec.).

Annotation: Using a humorous scenario enacted by a young African-American couple, this PSA video illustrates how to make a crib safe for an infant to sleep in, to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation. The video emphasizes that African-American infants are at increased risk for SIDS. Contact information for additional resources is provided.

Contact: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 504-7923 Secondary Telephone: (800) 638-2772 Fax: (301) 504-0124 E-mail: info@cpsc.gov Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Consumer education materials, Cultural factors, Prevention, Public awareness campaigns, Risk factors, SIDS, Suffocation, Safety, Sleep position, Videos

Borse NN, Gilchrist J, Dellinger AM, Rudd RA, Ballesteros MF, Sleet DA. 2008. CDC childhood injury report: Patterns of unintentional injuries among 0-19 year olds in the United States, 2000-2006. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 115 pp.

Annotation: This report uses data from the National Vital Statistics System and the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System -- All Injury Program to provide an overview of unintentional childhood and adolescent injuries related to drowning, falls, fires or burns, transportation-related injuries, poisonings, and suffocation, among others, during the period 2000-2006. Results are presented by age group and sex. The geographic distribution of injury death by state is presented, as well.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent death, Adolescents, Age factors, Burns, Child death, Children, Drowning, Injury surveillance systems, Motor vehicle injuries, Poisoning, Racial factors, Sex factors, Suffocation, Unintentional injuries

Missouri Department of Social Services, State Technical Assistance Team. 2007. Preventing child deaths in Missouri: The Missouri Child Fatality Review Program annual report for 2006. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Child Fatality Review Program, Missouri Department of Social Services, 89 pp.

Annotation: This annual report for 2006 provides information about the Missouri Child Fatality Review Program.The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 provides information about the program, confidentiality issues, different categories of child fatalities, a summary of findings related to infant deaths in Missouri in 2006, fetal and infant mortality review in Missouri, and sudden unexpected infant deaths. Section 2 focuses on motor vehicle fatalities and unintentional suffocation or strangulation. Section 3 focuses on homicides, fatal child abuse and neglect, suicides, the practical application of child death review, and prevention findings. Section 4 includes seven appendices on the following topics: autopsies; mandated activities for child fatalities; the process for child fatality review; Missouri incident child fatalities by county and by age, sex, and race; definitions; and death certificate manner of death.

Contact: Missouri Child Fatality Review Program, Missouri Department of Social Services, 221 West High Street, P.O. Box 1527, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1527, Telephone: (800) 487-1626 Web Site: http://www.dss.mo.gov/stat/mcfrp.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Child abuse, Child neglect, Confidentiality, Homicide, Infant death, Missouri, Motor vehicle injuries, SIDS, State programs, Strangulation, Suffocation, Suicide

Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Children's Trust Fund. 2001-. Ohio Child Fatality Review: __ annual report. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health,

Annotation: This web site archives the annual reports discussing the activities and achievements of the Ohio Child Fatality Review (CFR), the mission of which is to reduce the incidence of preventable deaths in Ohio. The reports include an executive summary, key findings, an overview of CFR, a summary of CFR data for annual deaths, special focus reports on motor vehicle deaths and SIDS and sleep-related deaths, natural deaths, suffocation and strangulation, firearms and weapons, drowning and submersion, child abuse and neglect, fire and burn, other causes of death and unknown causes of death, and suicide. In addition, the report presents child deaths by a map of counties, CFR law, and lists of CFR advisory committee members, CFR program staff, and local CFR board chairs.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Burns, Child abuse, Child death, Child death review, Child neglect, Drowning, Fire, Firearms, Motor vehicle deaths, Ohio, SIDS, Strangulation, Suffocation, Suicide, Weapons

Consumer Product Safety Commission, Directorate for Epidemiology, Hazard Analysis Division. 1995. Infant suffocation project: Final report. Washington, DC: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 14 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a study of consumer products, product characteristics, and factors that may contribute to the suffocation of infants. It identifies the relationship between soft bedding and the percent of infants diagnosed with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) who may have died from suffocation.

Contact: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 504-7923 Secondary Telephone: (800) 638-2772 Fax: (301) 504-0124 E-mail: info@cpsc.gov Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Infants, SIDS, Suffocation

St. Louis University, School of Public Health. Safe n' sound: Helping pediatricians and parents keep young children safer—A program for children's hospitals to prevent childhood injury in the community. St. Louis, MO: St. Louis University,

Annotation: This website provides information for health professionals about the Safe 'n Sound program, how it can be used in hospitals and clinics, and how it can help parents protect their children from injury while at home or in a motor vehicles. Users' reviews are available on the site, as is information about childhood injuries, a toolkit, questions and answers, and information about getting started. The program is available for download free of charge from the website and can also be ordered on a flash drive.

Contact: St. Louis University, College for Public Health and Social Justice, 221 North Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63103, Telephone: (314) 977-4084 Web Site: http://www.slu.edu/publichealth.xml Available from the website.

Keywords: Burns, Children, Drowning, Falls, Suffocation, Infants, Injury prevention, Motor vehicle injuries, Motor vehicle safety, Poisoning, Programs, Safety, Young children

   

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.