Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About SIDS and Safe Infant Sleep

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Many parents have questions about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), and safe sleep for babies.

Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions or challenges related to safe sleep practices for your baby.

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About SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

About Back Sleeping

About Baby’s Sleep Area

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Other Questions

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