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Alaska Infant Safe Sleep Project

The Alaska Infant Safe Sleep Project partnered with birthing facilities to promote consistent and evidence based infant safe sleep messages.

Birthing facilities were asked to make a commitment to infant safe sleep. For more information, please call 907-334-2295 or e-mail newborn.screening@alaska.gov​


NICHQ: Approximately 3600 infants die of SIDS every year in the US


NICHQ: know the difference between a safe and unsafe sleeping environment


NICHQ: Babies who are fed breastmilk are at a lower risk for SIDS compared to babies who were never fed breastmilk


AAP 2016 Recommendations  


https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/138/5/e20162938.full.pdf

 

What does Safe Sleep look like?​

https://safetosleep.nichd.nih.gov/resources/caregivers/environment/look

https://www.cdc.gov/sids/index.htm

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