Iowa SIDS Foundation
406 SW School St., Ste. 207
Ankeny, IA 50023
Toll Free: 866-480-4741
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4x6" cards offer condolences to newly bereaved families while
providing contact information for the Iowa SIDS Foundation,
recommended websites and suggestions shared by other SIDS
families. The card is intended for families that
experience a sudden, unexpected sleep related death that may be
seeking immediate support. Cards are available free of
charge to family physicians, emergency room personel, funeral
homes, and any other Iowa provider providing direct services to
families. To request a supply of cards, email your name,
organization name, mailing address, and the quantity of cards to
firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Safe Sleep Education Packets:
Due to funding, these packets are
no longer available. We are now offering an updated brochure to
Iowa providers to distribute when advocating safe sleep to
their patients and/or clients.
Safe Sleep Brochures: The Iowa SIDS Foundation
is pleased to offer an updated safe sleep brochure. These
are available thanks to funding from the CJ Foundation for SIDS
and a partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health. The
brochure is a full color, tri-fold pamphlet outlining how parents and caregivers
can reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other
sleep related infant deaths. The risk reduction recommendations
sharedin this brochure are those recommended and established by
the American Academy of Pediatrics. The back panel
features special notes for grandparents.
continue to offer the child care brochure as well. It
includes SIDS facts, risk reduction recommendations, and has
information about safe sleep policies in the child care
recipient of this product would be childbirth educators, labor
and delivery units, childcare educators, and other Iowa
providers that provide health and safety information to parents,
grandparents, or Iowa childcare providers.
HOW TO ORDER:
If you are an
to print an order form to request Safe Sleep for Iowa Babies
to view or download the parent/grandparent brochure. Available
only in English at this time.
to view or download the child care provider brochure.
Available only in English.
Iowa SIDS Foundation
Newsletter: The Iowa SIDS Foundation prints and
distributes a newsletter three times a year, typically in March,
July, and November. The newsletter contains current
research, upcoming events, recognizes donors, and remembers
those special babies. To request to be added to our
mailing list, email
email@example.com or call 866-480-4741. Newsletters
are also available electronically on our homepage and on the
In addition to the materials listed above, we have numerous
resources available for specific audiences on SIDS, safe
sleep/risk reduction, grief, and training resources. For
specific requests or additional information, contact our office
at 866-480-4741 or
Presentations/Workshops/Displays: The Iowa
SIDS Foundation has trained staff and volunteers available to
present a workshop tailored to your educational needs.
Previous audiences have included childcare providers, parent
education networks, paramedics, law enforcement, grandparent
groups, healthcare providers, teen parents, and social service
agencies. Contact Patty at 866-480-4741 or
further information or to schedule an educational workshop.
This training has been approved by the Iowa Department of Human
**All materials are provided free of charge to
Iowa families, healthcare providers, and childcare providers.
Materials have been funded through grants, private memorials,
and corporate donations.
If you or your business
would like to make a donation or host a fundraiser (i.e. casual
for a cause day, employee match program, etc.) to benefit the
Iowa SIDS Foundation, you too can make a difference in the life
of an Iowa baby! Please contact the Foundation at
866-480-4741 for more info.
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materials may be emailed to