Safe sleep and SIDS is on the mind of every new parent, and we Pediatricians want it to be. In this episode Dr. Free N. Hess is joined by Dr. Natasha Agbai, Pediatrician and creator of SIDSRisk.org, to discuss all things safe sleep and SIDS related. They discuss what SIDS is, what increases and decreases the risk of SIDS, other sleep dangers, common myths and misconceptions, and the many ways parents can decrease the risk of SIDS and assure their infant is sleeping as safely as possible.
Resources discussed in this episode:
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)- https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/healthy-child-care/Pages/Safe-Sleep.aspx
- Center for Disease Control (CDC) – https://www.cdc.gov/sids/index.htm
- SIDSRisk.org – https://sidsrisk.org/
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