Safe to Sleep® Public Education Campaign
- SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants between 1 month and 1 year of age.
- Most SIDS deaths happen when babies are between 1 month and 4 months of age.
- Each year, about 4,000 infants die unexpectedly during sleep time, from SIDS, accidental suffocation, or unknown causes.
- SIDS is not a risk for babies 1 year of age or older.
Safe to Sleep® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Last Reviewed: 01/15/2016