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Pediatric Health

Infant Health

Nutrition

Infant and Newborn Nutrition — U.S. National Library of Medicine Medline PlusExit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

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 www.ihs.gov