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Child Death Rate Higher in U.S. Than Other Wealthy Nations January 08, 2018

Even Partial Breast-Feeding for First Few Months Lowers SIDS Risk October 31, 2017

Health Tip: Avoid Baby Sleep Positioners October 16, 2017

Keep cribs free of objects and toys

'Sleep Positioners' a Danger to Baby: FDA October 04, 2017

Infants should always be put to sleep on their back on a firm, bare surface

Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep: Study August 21, 2017

Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS

Can Sharing Your Bedroom With Baby Come With Risks? June 05, 2017

Despite latest guidelines, odds of poorer sleep and SIDS are higher, study finds

Hospital 'Baby Boxes' May Help Prevent SIDS in Newborns May 26, 2017

The innovative take-home gift helped curb the dangerous practice of bed-sharing, study found

Fewer SIDS Deaths in U.S., But Gaps Among Racial Groups Remain May 15, 2017

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common for blacks as whites, study finds

Baby Crib Ads Show Unsafe Practices, Study Says December 20, 2016

Fluffy toys, tummy-sleeping and bumper pads are linked to sudden infant death syndrome

Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS October 24, 2016

Sleeping nearby -- but not in same bed -- advised for first year, pediatricians' group says

Babies Often Put to Sleep in Unsafe Positions August 15, 2016

About 3,500 U.S. infants still succumb to sudden infant death syndrome each year: CDC

Swaddling May Increase Chances of SIDS May 09, 2016

Study found wrapping blanket tightly around sleeping baby raised risk by almost 60 percent

Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors Say April 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event'

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep Safely April 21, 2016

Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds

SIDS Risk Depends on More Than 'Sleeping Environment' December 02, 2015

Study finds 'Back to Sleep' messages worked, but so did lower smoking and teen pregnancy rates

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say November 24, 2015

Many of these fatalities were preventable, study reveals

U.S. Infant Deaths At Lowest Rate Ever: CDC August 06, 2015

But American babies still die at rates that are higher than other affluent countries

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk May 25, 2015

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy January 21, 2015

Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies November 25, 2014

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds October 13, 2014

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds September 24, 2014

Preemies, deaths among full-term babies contribute to higher rate compared to 25 other countries

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS July 14, 2014

Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age

Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies July 07, 2014

Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds