3140.0 Sids Risk Factors and Safe Infant Sleep Practices Among Diverse Populations

Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
This session will present recent research on the relationship between SIDS, sleep location, prenatal smoking and drug use, and other SIDS risk factors. The roles of parents and child care providers in preventing SIDS will be examined. Potential intervention strategies will also be discussed.
Session Objectives: Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to: 1. Identify legislative strategies to promote SIDS risk reduction. 2. Discuss maternal smoking and drug use during pregnancy as risk factors for SIDS. 3. Identify factors associated with choice of infant sleep location. 4. Recognize risky behaviors among bedsharing mothers.

10:30 AM
Infant bedsharing among low-income mothers in New York City: Prevalence, correlates, and added risks
Terry J. Rosenberg, PhD, Lindsay Senter, MPH, Marjorie McMeniman, PhD, MS, Lorraine Boyd, MD, MPH and Mary Ann Chiasson, DrPH
10:45 AM

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Black Caucus of Health Workers

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing