SIDS

Dani Williams

Sudden Infant Death Syndrom

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is when a seemingly healthy baby suddenly stops breathing as it is sleeping. This is due to lack of strength in neck and causes the baby to get stuck in odd positions in which breathing is extremely difficult and uncomfortable.

SIDS Statistics

Infants that received any breastmilk for any duration had 60% less risk of SIDS.

Rules to Follow

* Put sleeping babies on their backs

*Use a firm bed

*No toys or stuffed animals or pillows

*Don't smoke around you baby

*Breast feed as long as possible