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(SIDS/OID)

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Many more children die of SIDS in a year than all who die of cancer, heart disease, pneumonia, child abuse, AIDS, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy combined...

This site is the growing collaborative effort of individuals from across the United States and around the world. This sites offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID.

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Current SIDS-related topics

Experts share information and answer frequently asked questions about SIDS in over 100 topics such as:

National Standards Needed to Understand the Impact of SIDS (how you can help)  [new] (10/12/07)
SIDS and serotonin-using brain cells (10/31/06)

Pacifiers and SIDS
 [Changed] (12/10/05)
Day Care Owner Not Liable In SIDS Death According to CT Supreme Court   [Changed] (11/25/02)
Shock-like Reaction to Common Bacteria and SIDS  (4/30/02)
The UK accelerated immunisation programme and sudden unexpected death in infancy: case-control study ; Conclusions: Immunisation does not lead to sudden unexpected death in infancy, and the direction of the relation is towards protection rather than risk (BMJ article  (4/10/01)
Distinguishing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome From Child Abuse Fatalities (AAP Policy)  (2/8/01)
On-line Help with Cultural Issues!
 
(7/21/00)
FAQ - Sleep
(10/11/03)
FAQ - Smoking
(9/25/03)
FAQ - Apnea/Monitoring  [Changed]
(1/21/03)
FAQ - Vaccinations
(3/30/04 )
FAQ - General  [Changed]
(12/8/11)
Research Information & job openings 
(12/21/00)
Preliminary CDC 1997 SIDS data   (9/25/98)

CDC Assessment of Infant Sleeping Position (9/28/98)

Questions and Answers for Professionals and Day Care Providers
on Infant Sleeping Position and SIDS 
(3/21/99)
Responsible Journalism and SIDS-related news (8/5/99)
CPSC report strongly discourages bed sharing with infants under 2 years of age (9/29/99)

 

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Revised FAQs for Parent-to-Parent and Siblings  [new] (12/27/08)

Participate in a parent-initiated SIDS/SUID Data Survey  [new] (9/29/08)

National Standards Needed to Understand the Impact of SIDS (how you can help)  [new] (10/12/07)

SIDS and serotonin-using brain cells (10/31/06)

AAP Revises SIDS Risk Reduction Recommendations (October 2005)


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SIDS Network Web Site
Table of Contents
SIDS INFORMATION
Basic Info  [Changed]
(10/11/05)
23 Reducing the Risk for SIDS translations
in 18 languages  [Changed]
(12/19/05)
On-line Help with Cultural Issues!
(7/21/00)
An Audio Discussion
(12/95)
Announcements/Media Alerts
(10/27/97)
Brochures
(3/9/98)
Circle of Support  [Changed]
(4/1/04)
Grief Information
(6/28/99)
Books, Videos, etc.
(6/12/03)
Card Project    
(7/17/99)
Stop Junk Mail
(3/96)
Memorials  [Changed]
(11/24/14)
CDC Report
(9/25/98)
Pictures of Love  [Changed]
(10/30/13)
First Person  [Changed]
(4/2/08)
Conferences/Meetings  [Changed]
(10/18/06)
Public awareness ideas
(3/23/98)
Write to Congress  [Changed]
(8/1/09)
Photograph and Video Tape Memories (1/20/99)

FAQ AND SIDS RESEARCH INFORMATION
Table of Contents
FAQ - Sleep
(10/11/03)
FAQ - Smoking
(9/25/03)
FAQ - Apnea/Monitoring  [Changed]
(1/21/03)
FAQ - Vaccinations
(3/30/04 )
FAQ - General  [Changed]
(12/8/11)
Research Information & job openings 
(12/21/00)

SIDS, OTHER INFANT DEATH, AND OTHER HEALTH-RELATED SOURCES OF INFORMATION
Map and Table of Contents  [Changed]
(5/16/12)

SIBLING GRIEF
Table of Contents
Sibling Support
(4/23/97)
Memorials
(11/13/2007)
First Person  [Changed]
(2/29/08)
Books, Videos, etc. (6/12/03)

PREGNANCY & INFANT LOSS
Table of Contents
First Person  [Changed]
(4/22/12)
Books, Videos, etc.
(6/12/03)
Pictures of Love  [Changed]
(4/22/12)
Memorials (8/10/2004)

DISCUSSION AREAS
SIDSNET List Sever
(8/15/98)
Chat Rooms/Discussion Boards  [Changed](9/12/05)
Pregnancy And Infant Loss
Other

SIDS NETWORK
What is the SIDS Network?
How can I help?
(5/5/98)
Recognition
(4/13/02)
Other Internet links
Sponsors
(4/6/98)

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Revised FAQ - PARENTS/SIBLINGS
FAQ - Parent To Parent
(8/29/09)
FAQ - Siblings  [Changed]
(8/31/01)

US CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
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