Friday, December 12th at 10 a.m.
Over 4,500 babies in the United States die of SIDS each year. Some babies are more at risk than others. For example, SIDS is more likely when a baby is between 2 and 4 months old, it is more common in boys than girls, and most deaths occur during the fall, winter, and early spring months.
Factors that may place a baby at higher risk of dying from SIDS and how to prevent them include:
SIDS is a frightening prospect because it can strike without warning, usually in seemingly healthy babies.
To learn more about the risk factors of SIDS and how to prevent infant sleep-related deaths, join us for OU Medicine’s Live Chat with Dr. Ryan Brown, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist with The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center and visit the links provided on this page.
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