SIDS

Unexplained death of babies that usually occurs during sleep

Statistics

1. 87% of SIDS occurs in unsafe sleep environments.

2. Babies who sleep on their tummies have a 5 times greater risk of SIDS.

RULES

1. Breastfeed as long as you can.

  • Breastfeeding can prevent SIDS by 50%.

2. Never give honey to a child under 1.

  • Botulism and the bacteria that cause it may be linked to SIDS.