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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

 

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Safe Infant Sleep Webinar Provided by Dr. Ostfeld for the

New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics:

(Access through the following link, then scroll down to

webinar for Feb. 13, 2017)

http://njaap.org/programs/bright-futures/webinars/

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COMMENTARY ON BABY BOXES

 

SCNJ Commentary on Safety and Efficacy of Baby Boxes

 

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SCNJ EMS Training Article on Safe Infant Sleep

Available Under News Section

 

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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.

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A new SCNJ Q and A Conversation by about Safe Infant Sleep

is located on the Education page!