Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) also known as crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age. Needless to say, it’s scary, but the good news is that it can be prevented. Pediatric experts are still baffled about the causes of SIDS, but parents and baby caregivers can do something to prevent SIDS from happening. Here are some tips:
1. Keep babies lying on their backs when sleeping.
Because the babies’ limbs and bodies are still young and delicate, making them sleep lying on their sides or front may be risky. The best position for them is making them lie down on their backs. Any other position may make it harder for their hearts to beat normally.