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Pediatric Health

Infant Health

A mother holding her new baby with his big brother looking on


Infant and Newborn Nutrition Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving — U.S. National Library of Medicine Medline Plus

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the unexplained death of an infant under one year of age. Native American infants are about three times more likely to die of SIDS than caucasian infants. Most SIDS deaths are sleep related. In an effort to reduce SIDS, experts advise and a government campaign encourages the placement of infants on their backs to avoid suffocation from sleeping on their stomachs.

Child Health

Child safety and booster seat use in five tribal communities, 2010–2014 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving 

Pediatric Emergency Services

Improving the Emergency Care System for America's Children Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  [PDF - 1.6 MB] - Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC)