CDC and the National Institutes of Health are working together to create the Sudden Death in the Young Case Registry. The registry is a surveillance system that will collect comprehensive information on sudden unexpected deaths among young people 19 years of age or younger in the United States.
Frequently asked questions about the sudden death in the young case registry.
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CDC supports 2011 recommendations issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). These recommendations aim to reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Learn more at the Healthy Children website sponsored by AAP.
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Safe to Sleep Public Education Campaign
CDC is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health in its Safe to Sleep campaign, formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign. Safe to Sleep has outreach and education activities aimed at reducing infant death from SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths.