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Name: Aliza
Website: 2: Kristen Lett (Tried e-mailing you personnally, no luck.)
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-31 13:37:00
Comments: Name: Kristen Lett Website: Referred by: Just Surfed On In! From: Time: 1997-04-11 06:10:00 Comments: Massena NY--- Sister-in -law had baby who died of SIDS; don't know how to help.... I read your question on helping your sister-in-law who lost her child to SIDS. I lost my son in 1995 (born Jan. 13 - passed away April 22, 1995). Here are my suggestions: (Hope it helps.) "Concerning SIDS: It's not the parents fault. Parents need to know: (1) They are not alone, (2) Someone is LISTENING; and, (3) Time will heal, but you will never forget (don't expect a parent to forget and PLEASE what ever you do, don't tell them they should be over it! At any time!). For the Mothers: Mostly talk. Whether you as the listener, (you may be) hearing the same thing 50 million times (I know my friends have), you may hear all the stages of life, death, and thereafter. Be attentive and agree. Remember, that's all they have left, for right now, the memories. For the Fathers: This is extremely important. Make it known that he as the Father has the RIGHT to be pissed, mad, angry, JUST AS the MOTHER may feel. A lot of times people forget and not intentionally, but exclude the Father. HE is just as important as the Mother. He also needs the acknowledgement, don't ignore his feelings. He may later (usually takes the male longer) open up and discuss. Just don't make or try not to make him feel obsolete!" Please feel free to e-mail me.

Name: Aliza Margolies
Website: Comment on the poem: "Places that belong to you..." Amy D.
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-31 11:14:00
Comments: Name: amy d. Website: Referred by: Just Surfed On In! From: Time: 1997-05-12 16:17:00 Comments: so. calif. PLACES THAT BELONG TO YOU mornings, evenings, days that hurried past, dreams that should have lasted, moments, hours, slipping by as we, told each other secrets... somehow, i'll never let go of the memories, something always seems to remind me, of how it was, of what it was, when it was, oh there was... laughter, love songs, footsteps that i hear, make me think your near me, poems, pictures, letters never mailed, boats that never sailed... remember that even though we can't be together, we're more for having loved one another, we shared the sky, we learned to fly, someday, when someone else's arms are around us, when time has put some distance between us, the years will kindly show, how memories come and go, they eb and flow, like the tides, there, are quiet, places in my heart, ever since we parted, gentle, tender, traces of a song, places that belong to you.... Amy, this is a beautiful poem. (Hopefully you will see this.) Keep writing!!!

Name: Rebecca Bulmann
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-30 16:17:00
Comments: I am an assistant librarian in Northern Michigan. I found your site to very informative as well as sensitive. I will recommend it to any who needs current data. I became a mom again on 4-29-97 of a beautiful baby boy, and very thankful to have read over the information provided. My heartfelt sympathies are extended to all the parents who have lost a little one.

Name: Michelle Gaillard
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-30 12:31:00
Comments: I am a home daycare provider who had an infant die of SIDS on Monday July 28, l997 in MY home. I am traumatized beyond comprehension from the event and for the single mother's loss of her only child. If any other daycare providers have come to this place for support, I could use some guidance. God bless all of you! I don't wish this on anybody. Michelle

Name: Lisa M. Signorelli
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-30 12:30:00
Comments:

Name: Sharon Eubanks
Website: Yahoo Search
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-30 10:57:00
Comments: My grandson passed away from sids last October. This has been quite difficult to cope with and it helps to share experiences with others that have faced this tragedy.

Name: Brigit & Steven More
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-30 10:03:00
Comments: Our son, Karter Logan, died 11/26/96 of sids. We are truly heart-broken, and would like to express how happy we are that you have this site. What a great way to remember our little "angels"! Anyone that would like to talk and maybe make a friend, please feel free to e-mail us.

Name: Meghan Lang
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-30 10:01:00
Comments: I live in Florida. My son Matthew was just born on April 10, 1997. I was just looking for informatioon on SIDS

Name: Eamonn/Karen Peate
Website: The Peate Page
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From:
Time: 1997-07-29 20:53:00
Comments: Ireland, Just dropped in to say Hi.

Name: Charlene Mecklenburg
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-29 15:54:00
Comments: I lost a granddaughter (her name was Madeline) to SIDS on May 30, 1992, she had been born on Valentine's Day of that year. She lived in Alaska and I never saw her or got to hold her. My son and daughter-in-law were so devistated that they had already had her creamated by the time we got there for the memorial service. They now have two more children plus her older brother. But we all still miss her. A co-worker of my daughter's just lost a grandson to SIDS, I came on line to see what I could find for her. There is still very little said or done for grandparents.

Name: Seth Sokol
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-29 09:04:00
Comments: I lost my first son Sam to SIDS 2/9/94. I miss him. We have a 6 yr. old daughter, Iliza, and a 2 yr. old boy Dustin. I am still grieving, but The Compassionate Friends have helped a lot.

Name: Tammy Sward
Website:
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From:
Time: 1997-07-29 01:06:00
Comments: Mission, BC, Canada. I lost my nephew Jacob over a month ago. He was 5 weeks old. My sister-in-law told me about this site and I wanted to learn more about SIDS. I never imagined that this would happen to my family.

Name: AWHAYES
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-28 23:08:00
Comments: I AM an early childhood educator

Name: ayanna
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-28 21:49:00
Comments: wichita kansas I recently had a miscarriage. I was 5 months pregnant at the time. I didn't realize what a painful experience it would be. I still have not gotten over it. It was my first pregnancy and the doctors don't know why my water broke so early. There was NOTHING wrong with me or the baby. He was absolutely perfect! Now I am reluctant to conceive again. I'm only 25 years olds and I'm scared to get pregnant again. I don't EVER want to go through another miscarriage.

Name: Margolies, Aliza K.
Website: Lonely but surviving! A parent who lost her son to SIDS.
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-28 15:02:00
Comments: Losing a child (at anytime, in any type circumstance(s is VERY hard). My son, Quinnzelle BKA "Quinn" or "Q," was my first and only child. He was born January 13, 1995 and passed away April 22, 1995. He had passed away from SIDS. At age 17, I'd buried my Father, at age 22, I'd buried my son... In 1995, he'd passed away (just the way the Holidays hit that year) the weekend after Easter Sunday and the weekend before Mother's Day. It's hard burying any love one, you can't compare your situation with someone else's, it's not fair to them, it's not fair to you... I've learned early in life, you can't take anything or anyone for granted... you live and learn, trial and error, plus, you have to go through your own experience, not any one else's... For being so young, I feel quite old... and that, too, is a state of mind! Truthfully, I don't plan to have any more children for a long while. (I've got the time, only twenty-four years old.) The ex (which is self-explanatory) and I are no longer together... I believe the main reason why we'd stuck it out for so long was for the fact that we had a bond... our son. We were together for one year and a half, and engaged for a year and a half... We imagine that since we could get through our son's birth and death together we could get through anything together, that is not true... Our son was OUR life... and when he'd passed away, it broke our hearts and our spirit, even towards one another. Here is a poem that makes me feel better (I hope it cheers you (the reader) up at least a little bit). I'm so sorry to all who have loved and lost... it gets easier (if you can believe it...) My son would be about 31 months old. My God son is about his age (Quinn would be about 8 months older) and some days is a blessing to see him, other days it's too hard for it's too much of a reminder. ) Feel free to type, whenever you need to or on a regular basis... I'm here. Here is a poem to share with survivors of SIDS... (It does get easier!) Little Angels When God calls little children to dwell with Him above We mortal sometimes question the wisdom of His love. For no heartache compares with the death of one small child Who does so much to make our work seem wonderful and mild. Perhaps God tires of calling the aged to His fold So he picks a rosebud before it can grow old. God knows how much we need them, and so He takes but few To make the land of Heaven more beautiful to view. Believing this is difficult still some how we must try The saddest word mankind knows will always be "Good-bye." So when a little child departs, we who are left behind Must realize God loves children, angels are hard find. Author Unknown From: A friend from the Washington, DC area. Aliza K. Margolies (feel free to e-mail/type me a response, so I know you have received this: margolia@ousdc.osd.mil)

Name: Kelli Servello
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-28 08:19:00
Comments: Last week I was contacted about a mother who lost one of her triplets to SIDS. If anyone out there has lost a baby of a multiple birth and has any advice for me to offer this mother, I would love to hear from you. Thanks!

Name: Payge Lynn Baker
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-27 23:10:00
Comments: I had a baby girl die in 1989. She was three and 1/2 months old. We were living in Michigan at the time. We now live in Washington State. We now have two more girls and I used a moniter with both of them and left out the P part of the DPT shot.

Name: Angie & Louie Smythe
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-27 20:11:00
Comments: Tennessee. Our daughter Lauren was stillborn on December 6, 1996, due to a "cord accident".If anyone has a similar story and has found out any information on this "rare" condition, we would love to hear from you.(I was full-term)

Name: Monica patterson
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-27 19:04:00
Comments: I had a miscarriage in january my due date was July26,1997 i'm really taking it hard.

Name: Roy Greier
Website: Royyob's Home Page
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From:
Time: 1997-07-27 09:28:00
Comments: Akron, OH 44314 Have a 4 month old son. Found this website in PC Novice Guide To The Web "How To" Magazine.

Name: Lisa Bridgewater
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-27 02:18:00
Comments: I am 18 years old. I live in Evansville, Indiana. On May 2, 1997 our daughter, Alexis, was born still. I would like anyone, especially teens, who have experinced a loss similar to mine to contact me at gummyworm@geocities.com You can write and tell about your experience whether it is good or bad. I will be willing to share our story with anyone who would like to hear it. I think that it is very nice that people who have not experienced the loss of a child visit this site. Thanks!

Name: Terry and Lorrie Jones
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-26 21:08:00
Comments: Our names are Terry and Lorrie Jones. We lost our only grandaughter to SIDS on the 18th of July. Our entire family is devestated and extremely grief stricken at this time. Her name was Casidy Ann Jones and her parents Katie and Kevin as well as the rest of the family are not doing very well right now. Lorrie and I would like to get involved in the fight against this horrendous syndrome. Please sent us information or contact us on what we can do to help. Terry and Lorrie Jones 2706 South B St. Elwood, Indiana 46036 Phone: 765.552.0659 Fax : 765.552.6874 Email: xgroup@inetdirect.net

Name: Aliza K. Margolies
Website: It still hurts after two years... (losing a child to SIDS)
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-25 17:10:00
Comments: I lost my son, Quinnzelle. Born January 13, 1995, passed away April 22, 1995. I am now 24, single, and still trying to cope! (Dedication poem: For all the parents who have lost their children, in any way) "Little Angels" When God calls little children to dwell with Him above We mortal sometimes question the wisdom of His love. For no heartache compares with the death of one small child Who does so much to make our work seem wonderful and mild. Perhaps God tires of calling the aged to His fold So he picks a rosebud before it can grow old. God knows how much we need them, and so He takes but few To make the land of Heaven more beautiful to view. Believing this is difficult still some how we must try The saddest word mankind knows will always be "Good-bye." So when a little child departs, we who are left behind Must realize God loves children, angels are hard find. Author Unknown

Name: JOANIE CAIN
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-25 00:52:00
Comments: I gave birth to a 2lb baby boy on Jan 8, 1997. He was 28 weeks premature. My husbund and I was assured that the baby would be find by the medical staff and we trust them! Our baby was one of the most active baby in this hospital unit. There was a feeding device put into our baby heart chamber, which were told that is done all the time (we trusted these doctor). On Jan 15th when my husbund and I went to go visit our son they told us that we could not come in cause they were working on our baby his blood pressure was going down and they did not know why. My husbund and I and are family sat in the chaple when the doctor told us that our baby had died. I never got to hold my son until he was dead. I felt like my heart had fell out of my body I was just so hurt and it still hurts. Well they did examine of our son Kristofer and he died of being puncture in the heart with this feeding device . I hurt sometimes but I know I must go on and that one day I will see my son again and get to hold in my arms.

Name: Michelle
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-25 00:51:00
Comments:

Name: Cindy L. Herman
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-24 18:09:00
Comments: Kennewick, Washington

Name: George Kerford
Website: World Association of Persons with Disabilities
Referred by: Word of Mouth
From:
Time: 1997-07-24 09:00:00
Comments: This is a Very Nice Site!...Come visit us at World Association of Persons with Disabilities [WAPD]-The Sleeping Giant is waking up! HELP you give TODAY is HELP you get Tomorrow..... BE A PARTNER!

Name: Lynn Brennan
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-23 19:42:00
Comments: I've never really looked before, but am glad that there is such a good source of info available. I lost my 2nd child, Eric, to SIDS in 1990. Eric was 8 1/2 months old. My family received excellent support from the Edmonton, Alberta chapter of CFSIDS, but back then the WEB was really just taking off. Hope to check out this site often, now that I know where it is!!

Name: Barry Clayton
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-23 16:44:00
Comments: Williston, VT Our 10 week old daughter, Lindsay, died of SIDS on March 15, 1993. Our lives will never be the same.

Name: deputy steve thomas
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-22 23:06:00
Comments: i'm a deputy sheriff and found this to be informative and very useful in my profession.

Name: STEVEN BONWIT
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-22 22:47:00
Comments: I"m from Miami lost my 4.5 month old son 3/25/96 my heart o out to all who have lost a child. my son justin robert bonwit died of sids. if you need some one to talk with please feel free to e-mail me i'am a dad so all the men who need someone to talk with i'm here to help.

Name: Vivian Patrick-Waldron
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-22 20:44:00
Comments: The information provided was very helpful. I am touched by the comments from individuals who have actually experienced a loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Vivian Patrick-Waldron

Name: katy from brisbane, australia
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-22 20:03:00
Comments: I have signed this guestbook many times and have been fortunate to recieve some of the most inspirational letters and wishes of hope, love and friendship from other sids parents. I would like to thank those people,you know who they are, this internet communication has helped me more that anything else in grieving for our son Kristian (who died in November1996, aged 6 weeks). I have another baby on the way now who will be due the same day that Kristian died last year.Any parents who have lost a child may write to me anytime, I would love to help just as much as I have been helped by other people around the world. Katy Knight.Australia.

Name: yevonne harrison
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-22 19:04:00
Comments:

Name: Tami Marsland
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-22 15:29:00
Comments: Roanoke, TX I had a niece die of SIDS on May 25th of this year. She was 7 weeks old. I occasionally look over the SIDS Network, however, I can't stay in it very long. There's just too much sadness

Name: Ayrial Gentry
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-22 11:03:00
Comments:

Name: sheshoka sottak
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-22 01:17:00
Comments: SR 5222 keaau , Hi 96749 I lost my son to SIDS April 22,1997 . I'm not sure how I'm surviving only that I am.I'll never forget him I just wish my heart still felt the joy I had for him and not the pain I face now.

Name: sheshoka sottak
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-22 01:07:00
Comments: SR 5222 keaau , Hi 96749

Name: Norton
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-21 14:38:00
Comments: Very informative site - thank you!

Name: Tammie Lauer
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-21 12:36:00
Comments: This a terrific site! However, I am unable to click on "Email" to email you. What is your actual email address? I have to put it in manually in order to send you an email. Tammie

Name: BRIGIT MORE
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-21 06:49:00
Comments: My 3 month old son, Karter Logan More, died of sids on 11/26/96 at 3 1/2 months old. It was the most devastating experience in my life. I hope to find comfort talking with other people about it.

Name: Debbie Ahmu
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-19 18:48:00
Comments: Hi everyone, I'm a Sids mum from New Zealand. My husband and I lost our second child Joanne to Sids in 1988. I would love to hear from other Sids families so feel free to e-mail. Bye Debbie

Name: Sonia L. Kitchen
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-18 22:53:00
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Name: Judy Hillyer
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-17 17:55:00
Comments: I wanted to share a title of a book that we have used with our 3 and half year old in dealing with her sisters death. It is called "Someday We'll Play in Heaven". It was a gift to us during the time of the funeral and I shared it with Alexzandra when the visitors all left. She had me read the book about 7 times a day for 4 or 5 days. Then it gradually dropped off. It really seemed to fill a need for her. It is a story of another child losing a sibling. I think it gave her something to connect with. Anyway it worked well for us. It was purchased at a Christian bookstore. The author is Shawn Alyne strannigan and the publisher is Standard Publishing. I was very concerned about Alex and I think she is doing O.K.. It's been 4.5 months since Jessica's death and she still frequently, almost daily talks of her. She is sometimes sad and sometimes just seems to be sorting thoughts. I know it's hard when you are grieving, to also help your children grieve. Peace.

Name: Shanda L. Dobbs
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-17 15:26:00
Comments: Do children who die of SIDS generally turn blue and remain blue. Does anyone know how long it takes for blood to ferment? S.Dobbs

Name: Paulette Marshall
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-17 13:02:00
Comments:

Name: DEBBIE AHMU
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-17 02:50:00
Comments: Auckland, New Zealand. I am a sids mum my husband and myself lost our second child Joanne in Nov 1988.

Name: Diane B. Victor
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Sibling Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-17 02:28:00
Comments: Registered Nurse doing research on SIDS.

Name: Maria Nicholson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-16 23:06:00
Comments: Today, July 16th Daniel Scott would have been 23 months old. We lost our precious son to SIDS this past March he was 19 months old. I never thought that SIDS would be in my vocabulary after is 1st birthday! Now it seems that is all I know. Daniel was a beautiful, healthy and precious gift from God in which I am thankful for each day that passes. In my heart I recall our 'special' moments together teaching, learning, growing and loving him. When people ask how many children I have I say three, two I long to meet (miscarrage) and Daniel who waits for me in heaven. You see, three is my lucky number, I got a glimpse at eternity and a taste of heaven. My Daniel is just that, a piece of heaven. He reminds me of a rainbow - vivid in color and full of life that brings joy and happiness to any grey. Anytime a rainbow appears we know we are to enjoy and take part in its awesome display of life and beauty and then its gone. My Daniel, vivid and full of life will forever be my rainbow. Happy Birth Date Daniel! Love Mommy! P.S. To all the parents who have lost their precious angels, remember time on earth is only moments in heaven. Your child or children await with open arms. For us it may be minutes, hours, days or years before our rejoiceful reunion, but for our angels it has only been a moment. I know my Daniel is saying 'hello baby' to your child/children and together they are waiting for us. My prayers are with you all. God bless.

Name: Stephanie Wright
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-16 22:30:00
Comments: I haven't visited the SIDS page in a long time. You have made some wonderful changes in your web-site. You helped through some hard times over the last two years. The best help being helping me to locate other bereaved parents. While my daughter didn't die from SIDS I found a lot of helping hands and listening "eyes" through your page. I just wanted to say Thank you!

Name: Jim & Lisa Pike
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-16 21:14:00
Comments: 33 Sagamore Street Braintree,MA 02184 Our nephew died of S.I.D.S. in 1995. Our brother and sister in-law restarted a campaign for a S.I.D.S. Awareness Stamp. The U.S. Postal Service is currently reviewing the proposal. Please let us know if you can help. Thank you Jim Pike

Name: Chris and Patricia Steiner
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-16 21:09:00
Comments: We just loss are infant son to sids. He was born on May 24,1997 he died July 15, 1997. We are very sad, we loved him very much. He was only 7 weeks old, he was the only child. We live in Illinios. We really don't know if we can handle this loss but with gods help maybe we can. We just pray that some day they might find a way to prevent sids. We need all the support we can get or any information that anyone can give us. Thank you very much.

Name: Nicole Wing
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-16 20:49:00
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Name: mindee ziegler
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-15 13:24:00
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Name: Heather P. Morris
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-14 20:16:00
Comments: I have a seven month old who choke when I place her on her back, so I place her on her tummy because my frien who had the same problem with her son said he has gastroesophegal reflux.

Name: Kathie Crook
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-14 13:14:00
Comments: Edgewood, New Mexico My grandaughter died of SIDS May 25, 1996. I miss her with all my heart. I try to imagine the pain my daughter feels but can't. If my pain is this great how could I ever conceive just how bad it is for her. One of the most painful things is, there's nothing or no one to focus the anger on. Nothing to blame, nothing to look at and say, "if it hadn't been for....."! I do have the night before when she was on my lap giving grandma one of her very special smiles. Corrie Kathleen Crook passed over 2 days before her 5th month birthday. I still remember meeting up with my daughter at the hospital and her words, "Mom, My last baby is gone", (she had a tubaligation 6 weeks after Corrie was born and Corrie has an older brother and sister who miss her terribly also), and at the Chapel before the funeral as we stood talking about the flowers and balloons there, she said,"I was suppose to be doing this on her wedding day." When Corrie passed over she was at the sitter's as her mother was at work and I somehow feel guilt about. Thank you for this place to put my feelings.

Name: Richard N. Flanigan
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-14 02:30:00
Comments: Ephrata, WA. Have a young son (5 1/5 mo.) and just wanted to know more about SIDS.

Name: Dawn M. Cipra
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-13 22:46:00
Comments: Batavia, NY 14020

Name: "kathy" nikkijimbo
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-13 22:03:00
Comments: ALSTEAD N.H. I'M AN EMT-B SURFING AROUND TO FIND ANY AND ALL INFO. THAT ONEDAY MIGHT HELP SOMEONE! THANKS FOR HAVING THIS SITE!!!

Name: tina swanson
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Sibling Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-13 16:01:00
Comments: hi I am located in ft. rucker alabama and I HAD A SON DIE of sids in 1990 and i was wondering how to get on the contribution page of mamorias you see we donate every year when then come around to the military and ask how much and to who you are always my choose.

Name: Jan Roy
Website:
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From:
Time: 1997-07-13 15:54:00
Comments: I live in Eastern USA, NH and have had two losses. I would like to finish my book on miscariages and would like any personal stories to add to my book. Just E-Mail me Thanks Jan

Name: Mark Dion
Website: The Spa internet
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-13 11:23:00
Comments: Massachusetts. I am a Paramedic and teach pediatric first aid.

Name: Judy Hillyer
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-12 23:36:00
Comments: I am from the midwest. We lost our Jessica to SIDS a little over 4 months ago. It continues to be a struggle. Some days are better than others and they help. I continue to accept her death tiny bit by tiny bit. Each event that passes, each season that goes by helps me and hurts me. Although I yearn for her to be with us at each turning point, I am forced to accept that she is not. I try to accept her life for what it was, not want I dreamt it to be. I feel that as a mother, it is the most honorable and loving thing I can do. It is also heart renching. I've met a couple of people through this network that have become my friends and that have helped me through some of the most difficult times. I hope that you that read these entries, might also be helped and comforted. Peace to all of you. If you are reading these entries because you are looking for comfort in your loss, you have all my sympathy. I am so sorry. Peace.

Name: Mary Schreiner
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-12 18:14:00
Comments:

Name: carol
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-12 01:47:00
Comments: 12th July 1997 today is the anniversary of my baby Andrew's death. He died in 1982 and would have been 15 this year. from his Mum Carol

Name: Milissa & Pat Gross
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-11 19:24:00
Comments: Aberdeen SD

Name: Jennifer & Charlie O'Brian
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-11 14:24:00
Comments: Shakopee, Minnesota. Our daughter Abigail died June 5, 1995 at the age of 3 months and 23 days.

Name: RAMONA VAUGHN
Website: sids
Referred by: Netscape
From:
Time: 1997-07-11 09:42:00
Comments: Tennessee. We have a grandson who has started to asperate & he is breathing funny durning these times.We were wondering if it might lead into sids. He is healty except when this occurs,he has a hard time breathing, turns blue around his mouth, eyes, finger nail beds are purple. Some one told us we might have to start having him on a monitor.It starts out with throwing up, he is awake at the time, we don't know what to think..........Thank u for listening to me A concerned Me-Me

Name: Debbie and John Glasgow
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-11 03:39:00
Comments: We lost our little baby boy three years ago to SIDS. In Alaska where we live it is really difficult to talk with anyone about this loss. I am really pleased to find your site on the web. Debbie

Name: Marionnina L. Driver
Website: Marionnina
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-11 01:34:00
Comments: I live in a small town named Thames, in New Zealand. I truly sympathize with you in the death of your niece. SIDS is a problem here in New Zealand also. What makes it worse, is that there doesn't appear to be a specific cause for it, although there has been plenty of supposition. I do hope a cause is found in the very near future, so that these deaths can be prevented.

Name: Damon Shields
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 20:21:00
Comments:

Name: Lorraine Bromstead
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 20:09:00
Comments:

Name: Marvel Rahn
Website: Marvelous Marketing
Referred by: From LPAGE.COM
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 18:11:00
Comments: Very nice site! Found it in LPage Guestbooks' top 100 list. I do not have any direct experiences from SIDS. However, my artist friend recently painted portraits for the grandparents of two SIDS children.

Name: Debbie Pedersen
Website:
Referred by: Netscape
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 17:03:00
Comments: Georgetown, Colorado My 3 year old son died in 1990. His father and I split up a month later. Now I am doing research for my master's thesis on the relationship of the parents after their child dies. Any input is appreciated!

Name: Erica Pettijohn
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 14:27:00
Comments:

Name: toni
Website:
Referred by: From LPAGE.COM
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 13:29:00
Comments: churchill vic found your page very helpful my granddaughter mandy died of sids at the age of 6weeks and i still feel a great lost toni

Name: Dr. Anne Christake Cornwell
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 11:40:00
Comments: I am a SIDS and infant sleep researcher. On request, I can provide a list of my research publications on these topics.

Name: Tim O'keefe
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 10:08:00
Comments: 206 N. Pine Lake Road Harris, MN 55032

Name: CAROL FACCA
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-10 08:30:00
Comments: I LIVE IN THE DETROIT METRO-AREA AND AM A SIDS PARENT. I AM VOLUNTEER PEER CONTACT AND SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR FOR THE MICHIGAN SIDS ALLIANCE.

Name: Annemarie Hood
Website:
Referred by: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 19:09:00
Comments:

Name: Kim Williams
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 14:39:00
Comments: I was 8 months pregnant when a very dear friend of mine lost her 3 month old baby boy to sids, it was the hardest thing Ive ever had to deal with. To all the parents who have ever lost a child to sids you are in my heart and prayers. God Be With You Kim Williams

Name: DEANN GARRISON
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 12:01:00
Comments: I HAD A DAUGHTER DIE OF SIDS 13 YEARS AGO. I HOPE YOU SUCCEED IN THE RESEARCH DEPARTMENT FOR THIS DISEASE. I WOULD BE GLAD TO HELP IF YOU NEED ANY ASSISTANCE IN THE OKLAHOMA AREA.

Name: Jennifer Thomson
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 11:46:00
Comments: I lost my daughter four years ago. She died of SIDS at two months and two days. Thank you very much for this web site. One thing that I do wish could be stressed more is that there is NO 100% effective way of preventing SIDS. You can make your baby sleep in a certain position, you can shelter them from smoke, you can do many things, but you cannot guarantee SIDS will not strike. The guilt I felt at the time of Lauren's death was stronger than anything I've ever felt and I'm sure many parents feel the same. All safety precautions can be made, but a child can still be lost. I would like to commend you on your support for parents who lost babies in miscarrages, also. A baby is a baby, no matter how young. God bless all of you.

Name: Valerie D.
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 08:56:00
Comments: A close friends baby just died from SIDS. I was trying to find out what I could about this and maybe pass along some information to them on support groups, etc.. My heart goes out to all families that this has happened to.

Name: Mike Westbrook
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-09 05:59:00
Comments: Looking for current information on SIDS.

Name: ERicka Smith
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 17:19:00
Comments: I live in Stockton Ca . We lost are Daughter Brittnee to Sids 7 years ago. She was 3 mo. old. Brittnee has a tiwn sister named Whittnee,that keeps us going. Whittnee alway wants to talk about her sister and ask ? . Sometimes I have a hard time talking about it. So that was why I was looking for this Wed site. I had no way of knowing that by reading about other people that are going throw the same things would help me so very much . Thank You.

Name: Julie
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 14:39:00
Comments:

Name: Elizabeth Lincoln
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 13:33:00
Comments: Lost my first son to SIDS on March 23, 1992. Will be a frequent visitor of your site.

Name: Millicent C. Feske
Website:
Referred by: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 10:25:00
Comments: Thank you for the wonderful compilation of resources. I am a theology professor and United Methodist minister who is writing a book on infertility, pregnancy loss, and theological questions and issues. I am the proud adoptive mother of Kate, now aged 2, from Hunan, PRChina, who has brought us much joy after years of infertility, a miscarriage, and also the stillbirth of my first nephew.

Name: Bill Nader
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 05:28:00
Comments: We are a new nursery & preschool I would be very intrested on any info to provent any accidents happening to our kids.

Name: Charles Henke EMT PHTLS-B
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-08 04:56:00
Comments: I live in Michigan, and I was thinking of using this site as a resource for my future in EMS. I try to treat my patients as I treat my family, and hope that this network can offer me the ability to leaarn how to treat the survivors of SIDS, though I hope and pray that call to "unresponsive baby" is a save and not a loss. I'll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Your poems, letters, and thoughts are a teaching tool as well as a memoral to your loved ones. C.D. Henke BEMT-MI PHTLS-B HM3 USNR

Name: Tameka Lee
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-07 22:37:00
Comments: I just wanted to say I am sorry for all the families who have lost babies from this terrible virus. I am seventeen years of age and hope one day to be a pediatrician. This virus is very interesting to me and I wil like to learn more about as research progress. I love babies a whole lot and this just scares me.

Name: Jennifer Thompson
Website:
Referred by: Netscape
From:
Time: 1997-07-07 14:23:00
Comments: We lost out precious son on May 23, 1997. He was at daycare. I have been going through so many different emotions since then. We had a beautiful memorial service for him, even though he was only 4 months old, everyone he meet feel in love. We had recently joined a new church and everyone has been wonderful. I can truly say, Hunter touched so many lives in the short time he was here! A friend of mine wrote this poem for me and read it durning the service. I read it when I feel down and can't understand why this had to happen, and it helps me feel better, so I thought I would share it with you. My baby Jesus came down to me and he said that I had to go. I knew this would break your hearts, So I wanted you to know- That I love you both so very much and I'm in a peaceful wonderful place. There is nothing more precious or beautiful then my baby Jesus' face. He smiles at me the way you did, And he hugs me really tight. He holds my hand and pats my back, And tucks me in at night. He tells me that he is sorry for the pain that you will feel, but he also tells me to let you know that my life up here is real. I see the tears run down your cheek, but please Mom and Dad don't cry. It may not make sense to you right now. But one day you'll know why. I'm safe and warm and happy, and I miss you both so much, But nothing could be more beautiful, than my baby Jesus' touch. Written By, Rachel Davis for Hunter 5-28-97

Name: Amiee
Website: Memorial
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-07 05:18:00
Comments: I havent been here in awhile, and decided that this was the night to visit again. I lost my little Alena Jayne on June 5, 1996 to SIDS. She was happy, healthy, and full of life, even moments before she passed away. I have a 3 year old girl named Kaitlyn who sometimes says to me "Mommy, Alena died", and I look at her and say "yes, honey, she did." and then she says to me "Alena is an angel now" and walks away. Somehow, this is very comforting to me, to know that at least Kaitlny somewhat understands why Alena isnt here, even though I still am not sure that I do. I want to have another baby soon, but i was on depo-provera soon after her death, and have only been off of it a few months, so i am not yet able. I want another baby, but I am scared. I have a Memorial page for those who wish to have pictures, poems, or just a message posted about their baby. Just having Alena's memory open for all to see is enough to make it a little bit easier during these times when it still hurts so very much to be without her. This page is wonderful. Thank you SIDS-Network, you really have been a liferaft for me. Amiee

Name: Janel Quiring
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-07 03:22:00
Comments: Victoria BC Canada

Name: Lance & Katie Slaymaker
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-06 22:59:00
Comments:

Name: Peggy Eppert
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-05 21:25:00
Comments:

Name: Linda Wiggins
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-05 15:54:00
Comments: My address is 3651 Bermuda Drive, Birmingham, AL 35210. My son, Jacob, was born on April 22, 1997 and died on May 1, 1997. On April 26, he stopped breathing. I was able to resuscitate him, but he remained on a ventilator for 5 days. It has been 9 weeks since his death and still no autopsy report has been finished. I have been told that it wasn't SIDS from day 1 because he was too young, but I believe in my heart that it had to be. Can anyone help me here? Still bitter and angry.

Name: Kurt & Christine Grenig
Website:
Referred by: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-05 09:50:00
Comments: Cleveland, Ohio Kurt and I lost our first son, Dacota Reed on August 21, 1996. I was three weeks to full term and found out the cord got wrapped around his shoulder and closed off his circulation. I'm now 31 weeks with our second child and a nervous wreck thinking this could all happen again and no one can stop it from happening since it was such a freak accident. The doctors are doing everything they can to monitor me and the cord but no one knows. We haven't found out yet if this is a girl or a boy but that doesn't really matter anymore. When we lost Dacota all our dreams and fantasies about how he would grow up were lost forever. I really don't think we have any dreams or expectations this time, I sometimes feel that Kurt and I are just waiting for them to tell us something happened again. The pain from Dacota is still there and I'm not sure will go away or lessen. I would love to hear from people who have gone through the same situation and everything turned out all right. Of course the next thing to worry about will be SIDS, if everything is o.k., does the worrying ever stop? My heart goes out to all the people that have lost a child for what ever the reason is, no one will ever know what it feels like until they are in the same situation. We signed the guestbook back in October, 1996 and the feelings are still the same. Mommy and Daddy miss you Dacota and love you very much.

Name: Hospital Teodoro J. Schestakow
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-05 06:52:00
Comments: Address: Comandante Torres 150 (5600) San Rafael - Mendoza Country: Repœblica Argentina. Tel: 54-0627-24290 Fax: Interno 212

Name: Torill Trondskog Uren
Website: The Uren family
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-04 19:49:00
Comments: I have lost one boy in Sids December 1988. I been very activ in Sids Norway since January 1989. I come from Norway in a little place call Hol. nearly a famouse place in winther Geilo. Keep looking at your work. Like to her from you. Good summer. Your Sincerly Torill Uren

Name: Sue Szarek
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-04 15:12:00
Comments:

Name: Melanie Peelor
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-04 11:35:00
Comments:

Name: Jerry Elkins
Website: jCOM Homepage
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-04 11:35:00
Comments: Son Quinn, died 1990 of SIDS. Attended SIDS conference in St. Louis. Albuquerque, NM

Name: Michael Faust, MD
Website:
Referred by: Yahoo!
From:
Time: 1997-07-03 16:27:00
Comments:

Name: Sherry
Website:
Referred by: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-03 10:50:00
Comments:

Name: Diane Medeiros
Website:
Referred by: SIDS Information Web Site
From:
Time: 1997-07-03 10:28:00
Comments:

Name: Si-Wan, Chang
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-02 21:40:00
Comments:

Name: Alexis
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-02 20:28:00
Comments: I'm from North Central Missouri and am a brand new mother of a 10 day old baby boy. I'm terrified of SIDS and am just reading up on everything about SIDS.

Name: Alice and Greg Busenlehner
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-02 18:50:00
Comments: We lost our much loved adopted son, Austin, on August 18, 1995. We would like to hear from other families who have lost adopted babies. Our son was 4 months old. Austin, we love and miss you so much!

Name: Alice and Greg Busenlehner
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-02 18:48:00
Comments:

Name: Heather Hill
Website:
Referred by: Netscape
From:
Time: 1997-07-02 17:50:00
Comments: Cincinnati, OH. I lost my 4 month old nephew, Mikey, in October of 1996. He was so precious. I am having a terrible time dealing with it. I am having these horrible nightmares. He would have turned 1 year old on June 7, 1997. I am looking for someone in my area that has information on support groups. Also, if anyone from anywhere would like a e-mail pal to help each other through this loss, please e-mail me. Michael Gerry Wainscott, Jr.-To my littlest angel.

Name: Margaret Liberty
Website:
Referred by: Net Search
From:
Time: 1997-07-01 14:06:00
Comments:

Name: Bridget & Mike McGee
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-01 09:26:00
Comments: we are located in Northern Kentucky. We lost our son Michael Sean December 10, 1987. There is no joy in having "seniority" The local SIDS chapter president was instrumental in our recovery and ability to cope. Blessings to all and remember one day at a time serves us all well

Name: Peter Tillotson
Website:
Referred by: Just Surfed On In!
From:
Time: 1997-07-01 04:39:00
Comments: Please could you give me the name, address and telephone number of a contact in UK Thank you

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