Sudden Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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SIDS

- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

- American SIDS Institution

- Identifying medical reasons

- Kills kids while sleeping

Devastation

- Devastating to families

- No goodbye or period of grief

- Often quit jobs

- 4,000 parents = no kids

- Decrease kids death rate

The Statistics

- Kids die around world

- 2,000 healthy US kids dead

- Poor countries (Palau, 15.3 deaths) rich countries (Anglo 192.5 deaths)

- Why happens in rich countires

How to Prevent

- Unpredictable/no signs

- No smoke (deaths up)

- Baby on back

- Spread word, tell hospitals