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Webinar Series

SUID/SIDS Prevention

Infant Sleep Position and Bed Sharing: Using PRAMS to Impact Programs and Policy


ASIP/AMCHP Webinar Series #5
29 June 2011

In ongoing efforts to support State and Local Maternal and Child Health Programs, the Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs (ASIP) and the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) are pleased to co-sponsor a series of quarterly webinars to strengthen SUID, SIDS, Infant Safe Sleep and bereavement services across the U.S.

The fifth webinar in the series was held on June 26, 2011.

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Webinar Presentation

Segment 1: Introduction



In this segment, the Webinar moderator, Sandra Frank, President, Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs (ASIP), gives a brief introduction to the Webinar series, describes the sponsoring organizations, and outlines the four federally-funded SIDS/SUID Centers.

Segment 2: PRAMS: A MCH Data Source for Improving Programs and Policy



Letitia Williams, MPH. Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Reproductive Health, Project Officer for the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Team

Segment 3: Use of Florida PRAMS Data to Explore the Relationship between Infant Back Sleeping and Infant Bed Sharing


Dr. Eve R. Colson


Danielle Broussard, MPH, PhD. Assistant Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Xavier University of Louisiana and the Chronic Disease Epidemiologist for Xavier's Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education.

Segment 4: How States Have Used PRAMS Data to Inform SUID/SIDS and Infant Safe Sleep Policy and Programs


PRAMS states


Great examples of how states have used PRAMS data, described by webinar moderator Sandra Frank. States whose programs were described included: Alaska, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New York (New York City), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Segment 5: Q&A


Audience Q&A


Audience Q&A

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

Georgetown University