Founded in 1983, the American SIDS Institute, a national nonprofit health care organization, is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through an aggressive, comprehensive nationwide program of:
- Research about both the cause of sudden infant death and methods of prevention.
- Clinical Services assisting pediatricians in the medical management of high risk infants.
- Education about prevention methods aimed at the public and medical community.
- Family Support providing crises phone counseling, grief literature and referrals.