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Fern Hauck, MD, is one of the nation's top SIDS researchers.
SIDS: A Q&A With a Top Expert
August 8, 2019

"Parents should be informed about this and read up on [the] guidelines before they have their babies so they can be prepared to get cribs and other items they need. The main message is know the risks, know what you can do to reduce those risks and plan ahead."

Babies should sleep in a crib or bassinet, not an adult bed, that is free of soft bedding and toys.
Soft Bedding: Deadly for Babies
April 29, 2019

Soft bedding was responsible for almost 70% of deaths among babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014, a new study from our Dr. Fern Hauck reveals.

video post Dr. Rachel Moon (left) and Dr. Fern Hauck research Sudden Infant Death Syndome.
An Important Video About Sudden Infant Death
November 10, 2017

We did a Facebook Live video chat about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome yesterday, and I thought Dr. Hauck and Dr. Moon were tremendous. They shared a lot of great information, and I was particularly interested in their discussion of just how difficult the first few weeks of breastfeeding can be.…