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Scientists from all over the world shared their work.

Drs. McEntire and Hunt (American SIDS Institute Executive Director and Board Member respectively) spoke at the International SIDS & Stillbirth Conference in September in Montevideo, Uruguay. Scientists from all over the world shared their work. At the conference Drs. Hauck, Shapiro-Mendoza and Darnall (members of the American SIDS Institute‚Äôs Research Advisory Council) also presented their […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on Sleep-Related Deaths

Approximately 3500 infants die annually in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS; International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision [ICD-10], R95), illdefined deaths (ICD-10 R99), and accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ICD-10 W75). After an initial decrease in the 1990s, the overall death rate attributable to sleep-related infant […]

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