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Cribs for Kids

Cribs for Kids® of the Midlands helps educate new parents about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and the dangers of unsafe sleep practices in infants throughout the Midlands. To help babies sleep safe, we offer important safety messages and give away a safety-approved Graco Pack-N-Play® to income-eligible families. Our education materials are available for professionals, parents and educators. 
  

2015 Safe Sleep Class Dates

Please call CareCall (296-KIDS) for times and registration:

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015
  • Thursday, February 19, 2015
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015
  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
  • Thursday, June 18, 2015
  • Thursday, July 16, 2015
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
  • Thursday, September 17, 2015
  • Thursday, October 15, 2015
  • Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • NO DECEMBER CLASS

 

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant under one year of age, which remains unexplained after a thorough investigation including: an autopsy; examination of the death scene and review of the clinical history (National SUIDS/SIDS Resource Center). SIDS is the third leading cause of death in South Carolina for infants zero to one year of age and the leading cause of death in infants greater than one month to one year of age.

 

Safe Sleep Resources For Providers and Parents

American Academy of Pediatrics

Expanded Guidelines for Infant Safe Sleep

American Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Institute

http://www.sids.org

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/sids

CJ Foundation for SIDS

http://www.cjsids.org

First Candle

http://www.firstcandle.org

Healthy Children

http://www.healthychildren.org

NICHD Back to Sleep Campaign

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sids

CDC Resource Links – SIDS and SUID

http://www.cdc.gov/sids/resourcelinks.htm

Referral Agency Program Forms (To Be Used By Existing Agencies)

 Cribs for Kids® of the Midlands
803-434-7015
cribsforkids@palmettohealth.org