Health and Safety Resources
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS/SUID) Resources
Cribs for Kids® is a safe-sleep education program for low-income moms to help reduce the risk of injury and death of infants due to unsafe sleep environments. Cribs for Kids programs throughout the country provide a Graco Pack-N-Play® Crib, HALO® SleepSack® wearable blanket and educational materials regarding ‘safe sleeping’ and tips to protect your baby.
First Candle/SIDS Alliance's mission is to promote infant health and survival during the prenatal period through two years of age through advocacy, education and research; while at the same time providing compassionate grief support to those affected by an infant death. The organization's primary focus areas are: Research, Public Education, Advocacy and Family Support Services.
Canadian Infant Safe Sleep is a project organized by Yolanda Guitar, Canada’s only Safe Sleep Expert certified by The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths. Her mission is to educate the public about SIDS and Safe Sleep practices through workshops, webinars and online publications. She targets a wide variety of audiences such as new and expectant mothers, childcare providers, educators such as public health and hospital staff.
The Association of SIDS and Infant Mortality Programs is an association of health and human service providers committed to bereavement support and risk reduction activities.
The SIDS Institute is dedicated to the prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the promotion of infant health through research, clinical services, family support and professional and community education.
The Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Alliance of Northern California is a non-profit affiliate of the National SIDS Alliance. Our mission is to provide a professional resource to assist anyone affected by SIDS with support, education, community outreach, and research funding.
This website offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID. This site is the growing collaborative effort of individuals from across the United States and around the world.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention is a multifaceted strategy, and this organization is committed to all avenues. We support public health strategies and education that target both high-risk populations and the public in general.
Tomorrows Child is dedicated to preserving the lives of newborns and healing families, one day at a time. We provide education, outreach, advocacy and research to keep babies healthy and safe their first year of life.
General Infant Health & Safety Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is the federal agency charged with providing safety information on products sold in the United States.
The American Pregnancy Association is a nonprofit health organization committed to providing pregnancy wellness through education and community awareness.
The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies and in 2003 launched a campaign to address the increasing rate of premature birth.
The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) is a collaborative, international, not-for-profit effort to improve the health and quality of life of those affected by hip dysplasia. Its goal is to provide education to patients, families, and physicians as the most comprehensive and reliable resource for knowledge about hip dysplasia in its various forms.
Cordbloodbanking.com, provides you and your family with relevant information on cord blood, banking options and emerging research, so you can make the best decision possible for your family. This organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and is committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood.
Asthma and Allergy Resources
This site includes a variety of useful information for allergy/asthma sufferers and health professionals. This site even includes current pollen and spore counts for most major cities in the US.
Helpful information for parents managing their child's allergies and asthma.
Resources and information for health professionals and patients.
A national, patient-oriented organization that improves the health and quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support and education.