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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby younger than 1 year old. Most SIDS deaths are associated with sleep, which is why it’s sometimes still called “crib death.”
Ninety percent of SIDS deaths occur within the first 6 months of life, with the rate peaking between 1 to 4 months.
To prevent the risk of SIDS, do not smoke during pregnancy, and do not smoke or allow smoking around your baby. Giving your baby a pacifier for naps and nighttime sleep can also help reduce the risk of SIDS.
Always put your baby on their back for every sleep, day and night, as the chance of SIDS is particularly high for babies who are sometimes placed on their front or side. You should always place your baby on their back to sleep and not on their front or side.
There’s no guaranteed way to prevent SIDS , but you can help your baby sleep more safely by following these tips: Back to sleep. Place your baby to sleep on his or her back, rather than on the stomach or side, every time you — or anyone else — put the baby to sleep for the first year of life.