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Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034
MCAH Resources AND Links for Health Care Professionals

SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Expansion of Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment TASK FORCE ON SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME, Policy Statement, Pediatrics; originally published online October 17, 2011

SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Expansion of Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment TASK FORCE ON SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME, Technical Report, Pediatrics; originally published online October 17, 2011

US Infant Mortality Trends Attributable to Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed From 1984 Through 2004: Are Rates Increasing?

Rise in Infant Suffocations Renews Debate On Bed-Sharing

The Changing Concept of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Diagnostic Coding Shifts, controversies Regarding the Sleeping Environment and New Variables to Consider in Reducing Risk - Taskforce on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Continuing Education Program on SIDS Risk Reduction - Curriculum for Nurses

Bedsharing, Toward a More Holistic Approach in Research and Practice
■ Dawn S. Blanchard, PhD, RN ■ Helen L. Vermilya, BS, RNC, IBCLC

Benefits and Harms Associated With the Practice of Bed Sharing A Systematic Review
Tanya Horsley, PhD; Tammy Clifford, PhD; Nicholas Barrowman, PhD; Susan Bennett, MB, ChB, FRCP;
Fatemeh Yazdi, MSc; Margaret Sampson, MLIS; David Moher, PhD; Orvie Dingwall, MLIS; Howard Schachter, PhD; Aurore Cołte┤, MD

Model Behavior - Sample Policy and Procedure, Safe Sleep Procedures for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Model Behavior - Sample Policy and Procedure, Safe Sleep Procedures for Well Baby Unit

SIDS & Infant Deaths Program Manual and Trainer's Guide

National Sudden Infant Deaths Resource Center (NSIDRC)

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant and Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center Training Toolkit

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