The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents and caregivers tips on preventing SIDS and promoting restful sleep for babies, according to the Post Independent.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants between 1 month and 1 year of age. Unexplained death among seemingly healthy babies is shocking, scary and utterly heartbreaking. However, there are ways to reduce the risk of SIDS, which has also been called “crib death,” since most cases of SIDS occur while an infant is sleeping.

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