Krissy Howell is turning her worst nightmare into safe, restful sleep for other new parents and their babies, reports WTVA.

SIDS the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby less than a year old. Sometimes called crib death because the infants often die in their cribs, SIDS may be associated with abnormalities in the portion of an infant’s brain that controls breathing and arousal from sleep.

In the midst of her grief, Howell knew she had to do something redemptive. “I had a sudden urge,” she said. “I was just not okay with Dawson being gone and there not being anything good coming from it.”

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