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September 25, 2019
Parents and caregivers may be aware of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), or the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby. In Alaska, SIDS is one of the leading causes of death for infants less than a year old.
There are a number of ways to lower a baby’s risk of SIDS while giving him/her the best care possible. Simple actions can make a big difference.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests the following to create a safe sleep environment for infants:
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