Sleeping Baby

For Families

SUID/SIDS Prevention


Resource Center Materials

Safe Sleep

Resources to help families keep their infant safe and reduce the risk of sudden infant death.

Bereavement Support

Helping Families after an infant has died.

Resource Materials from Other Sources

Safe to Sleep Campaign

CJ Foundation for SIDS

  • Educational Materials. Printable one-page handouts illustrating safe sleep positions and other safe sleep messages.

First Candle

  • New and Expectant Parents. Information about the first, second and third trimesters of pregnancy; time spent at the hospital after delivery; months 1–6 of the baby’s life and beyond; SIDS facts; stillbirth facts and questions and answers; and bedtime basics for babies. Links and resources for more information are provided.
  • Grieving Families. Information about surviving stillbirth or the sudden death of an infant; grief resources; resources for children, grandparents, and friends and relatives; memorial opportunities. Grief counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 1-800-221-7437.


State SIDS Organizations

  • Many states provide materials and services for individuals and families who have experienced the sudden unexpected death of an infant or a pregnancy loss. See the Links to SUID and SIDS Partners page for state organizations, national organizations, and federal agencies.

Finding Other Resource Center Materials

Many resources on this site are designed for families. See any topic of interest in the A–Z Topics list. Video, audio, and other multimedia resources are available on the Multimedia page.

June 2013