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The SIDS Center of New Jersey (SCNJ) is a program of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick and the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack. The program is funded in part by a Health Service grant from the New Jersey Department of Health to Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a CJ Foundation for SIDS grant to the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center.

 

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie proclaims October, 2016 as SIDS Awareness Month. For more information please click on to the news box at the left.

 

Newly Released American Academy of Pediatrics

Policy Statement on Safe Infant Sleep (Oct. 2016)

 

The American Academy of Pediatrics has just released its newest safe infant sleep policy statement on reducing the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths:

 

SIDS and Other Sleep-related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment.  (Pediatrics, 2016). To retrieve the article, please use the following link:  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/10/20/peds.2016-2938

 

To retrieve the technical report that provides the evidence base for the policy statement, please use the following link:

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/138/5/e20162940

 

 

 

SCNJ EMS Training Article on Safe Infant Sleep

Available Under News Section

 

HOSPITAL TOOL KIT FOR SAFE INFANT SLEEP

Explosion 1: New Tool Kit to help hospitals provide

Safe Infant Sleep education to parents and caregivers!

Click here to access the Tool Kit.