Sudden Infant and Child Death (SICD)

The Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center offices have closed as of October 31, 2017. All offices including the statewide office in Stony Brook and Regional Offices in Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany and New York City are no longer providing services.

For information about infant safe sleep, call the New York State Department of Health Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 1-800-522-5006.

Also look for information on these web sites:

NYS DOH:  Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and SIDS
Order the ABCs of Safe Sleep materials and link to videos and more information.

NYS OCFS:  Keeping Children Safe
Check out the videos and print materials about a safe sleep environment.

Safe to Sleep Campaign
Access and order Safe to Sleep materials and videos for consumers and professionals.

Healthy Child Care America, a program of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Look for a free course for child care providers, safe sleep brochures and the Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care Speaker’s kit which includes downloadable slides.

Healthy Children from the American Academy of Pediatrics 
Search on Infant Sleep to find all you need to know about infant sleep and many other infant care topics.