Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association

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General Information

Royal College of Midwives - Bed sharing and Co-sleeping - Position Statement and Guidance

RCPATH/RCPCH - Sudden unexpected death in infancy - A multi-agency protocol for care and investigation, Sept. 2004

BBC - Child death studies set for reform

UNICEF - asks Department of Health to correct its cot death leaflet and to coordinate health promotion messages - Report

The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID)

Response from FSID to final report of the government appointed
Expert Group to Investigate Cot Death Theories: Toxic Gas Hypothesis

Health Visiting.Org

Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Database (NMAP)

Sharing a bed with your baby-UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative

Cot Deaths Over Nicotine Patches and Gum

The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID)

Survey shows safer sleep environments to reduce cot death jeopardised by parents' confusion over room temperature

Facts and Figures

The dangers for babies who get too hot : International research evidence

What parents know about room temperature and safer sleep environments : A survey summary

Official Publications

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy-CESDI SUDI Studies

Cot Death Statistics - Office of National Statistics


Breastfeeding mothers get more sleep when co-sleeping

National Research Register

Bibliographic Information

Health Education Authority

British Medical Journal