What is the difference between SIDS and SUID?
The following infographics have been created to help you better understand the difference between SIDS and SUID. Click the images below to enlarge.
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Facts and Figures
SIDS is the leading cause of death for babies 1 month to 1 year of age.
90% of SIDS death occur before the baby is 6 months of age. Most SIDS death occur between 1-4 months of age.
Approximately 4,500 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly in U.S. every year. 50% are due to SIDS. Deaths due to SIDS declined by more than 53% since 1990.
Slightly more boys die of SIDS than girls, although the reason is unknown.
The infographic below provide statistics on SUID/SIDS rates. Click the image to access an enlarged PDF.
The Information above has been adapted from the CDC. To learn more about SIDS and SUID, visit the CDC website.