Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risk Factors & Prevention


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SIDS is an acronym for:

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1. SIDS is the leading cause of infant deaths in the US and affects children who are:

2. SIDS usually strikes _____ babies.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

SIDS is a very complex topic, and this quiz/worksheet combination will assist you in understanding the risk factors for SIDS and prevention methods. Some topics you will be tested on include the age range of children most affected by SIDS, key risk factors, and steps that can be taken to aid in prevention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on your knowledge of the following:

  • Age range of children affected by SIDS
  • Risk factors of SIDS
  • Prevention methods for SIDS

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related developmental psychology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about SIDS risk factors and prevention methods in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Additional Learning

To learn more about SIDS, review the accompanying lesson Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risk Factors & Prevention. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Understand risk factors that can lead to SIDS
  • Know about key prevention methods recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)