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NIH and CDC launch registry for sudden death in the young
CDC and the National Institutes of Health are working together to create the Sudden Death in the Young Registry, which will collect comprehensive information on sudden unexpected deaths among young people up to age 24 in the United States. Frequently asked questions about the sudden death in the young registry.


CDC supports new recommendations issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). These new recommendations aim to reduce the risk of infant death from SIDS as well as death from known sleep-related causes. Read the AAP fact sheet for more information.


Safe Infant Sleep Outreach
The U.S. national campaign to reduce the risk of SIDS has entered a new phase and will now include all sleep-related SUIDs. The campaign, which has been known as the Back to Sleep Campaign, has been renamed the Safe to Sleep Campaign.