to view recommended websites such as the
National SIDS Resource Center, First Candle, CJ Center for SIDS,
CDC, the Centering Corporation and others.
This website helps manufacturers of baby products understand and
comply with the FDA laws and regulations for medical deviced and
educates parents and caregivers about the risks of using
over-the-counter baby products marketed with SIDS medical
claims. As of October 17, 2011, the FDA announced that the
agency has never cleared or approved a baby product to
prevent or reduce the risk of SIDS.
Click here for additional information.
Have you visited the Safety Store at Blank Children's Hospital?
The Safety Store offers a variety of low-cost child safety
products, hands on practice, and provides one-on-one education
for the proper use of each safety product purchased. They
care HALO sleep Sacks for $11, and offer swaddle sizes for
preemie and newborn in both cotton or fleece in pink, blue, or
gender neutral. In addtion to other safety items, they
also offer Just Sack Sizes in small, both cotton or fleece.
Visit the Safety Store at Blank Children's Hospital, Anna Blank
Building Lower Level, 1200 Pleasant Street, Des Moines.
Sotry hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
10 am to 1 pm. Learn more by visiting:
In addition to the materials we receive from the national
resources listed above, the Iowa SIDS Foundation has developed
materials that are available to Iowa families, childcare
educators, and healthcare providers.
Click here to view
information on the Foundation's safe sleep brochures.
Information on upcoming conferences will be updated as
details are received.
Iowa Child Death Review Team Reports:
To view the most recent child death review team annual report,