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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Safe Sleep Environments for Infants

The California State SIDS Advisory Council on October 27, 2011, reviewed and unanimously endorsed the use of the 2011 AAP Recommendations for all educational activities in California. On January 22, 2013, the Council endorsed the NICHD Safe to Sleep Campaign and their educational materials/publications for use in California. The updated and expanded 2011 AAP recommendations for safe sleep and the sleep environment supported by scientific studies, for infants up to one year of age, are summarized below.
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