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The SIDS Center of New Jersey (SCNJ) is a program of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick and the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack. The program is funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Department of Health to Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a grant by the CJ Foundation for SIDS 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
The AAP press release is available at the following link: https://shar.es/1EFEMn
SCNJ EMS Training Article on Safe Infant Sleep
Available Under News Section