The Texas Division of Household and Protecting Providers is monitoring the rise of sudden toddler demise syndrome (SIDS).
Little one Protecting Investigations Regional Director Assistant Oscar Peraza stated that close to the top of the yr when colder temperatures arrive mother and father would possibly overdo it when attempting to maintain their child heat.
“You are considering to your self, ‘Effectively my child, she or he goes to be so chilly. They’ll be so chilly, they’ll be freezing’ and all this and all that,” Peraza stated. “So that you need to pile on all of the Winnie the Pooh blankets and all of the blankets you bought for Christmas however in actuality all of that’s truly growing their likelihood of a SIDS or SUIDS demise.”
Final yr there have been 163 studies of kid fatalities all through the state associated to unsafe sleep, in accordance with the DFPS.
For data on protected sleep ideas and different dad or mum assets, go to the next hyperlinks.
Parenting ideas: www.getparentingtips.com
Dad or mum/Caregiver Sources: www.helpandhope.org
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