The mission of SIDS Mid-Atlantic is twofold: ·To support family members and others who have been affected by the tragedy of SIDS or other death of an infant, ·To educate the public and professional community about SIDS and other infant deaths.
We provide support to bereaved families with peer support, support groups, newsletters, website, referrals, and family events.
We educate first responders, police, medical and nursing personnel, medical examiners, and funeral home and cemetery personnel about helping families who have lost an infant to SIDS or other infant death. We also educate parents, the medical community, childcare providers, and others, about reducing the risk of SIDS, improving infant safety and reducing infant mortality.
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