Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center

Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center

Leadership: Marci Rosa, Senior Director, Maternal Child Health Programs; Peggy Regensburg, Program Director, SICDRC

Who We Serve: Families, caregivers, and staff in need of safe sleep education and families who have lost a child to sudden, unexpected death

Area Served: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island

Contact Us: 212-323-1425

For More Information: www.healthsolutions.org/SIDS

The Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center is working to eliminate sudden unexpected deaths of infants and children under three years old in New York City. We work with a wide range of health and social service professionals, community leaders, educators, and residents to make up-to-date information available about the risks and potential causes of sudden unexpected infant/child death.  We also provide “train the trainer” workshops and offer consultations on the needs of bereaved families, including facilitated support groups for families.

The program collaborates with professional and community members to increase public awareness through educational presentations on safe sleep practices and infant mortality reduction. The program office is hosted at the NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, providing staff with access to families in need of education and/or bereavement support.