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Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)

Commentary by Lori M. Singleton, MD, FAAP
Published June 2023

Each year approximately 3,500 babies die before their first birthday due to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID).

This module will focus on factors to consider in creating a safe sleep environment for babies as a way to reduce SUID events. The resources provided include book chapters, research articles, and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statements.

Keywords: SIDS; safe sleep; secondhand smoke; bed sharing; prematurity; accidental suffocation; social determinants of health

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