Maternal Child & Adolescent Health Announcements
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
In the U.S., Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation and other sleep-related causes claim approximately 3,600 babies every year. That number translates to nearly 165 unfilled kindergarten classrooms. And while research shows that many of these deaths are preventable, they still persist. In response, the National Institute for Children's Health Quality has launched a campaign to promote education around safe sleeping habits for infants.
FAQ along with more myths and facts about safe sleep for infants.
To learn more about SIDS visit the insights page of the National Institute for Children's Health Quality website.
You can also visit Glenn County's Maternal Child & Adolescent Health (MCAH) webpage.