In this article we look at ways parents can help reduce the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). In New Zealand, SIDS is one of the leading causes of death among infants who are one month to 12 months old. It claims the lives of around 45 infants each year in this country. Is your baby sleeping safely or is your baby at risk to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
Babies communicate through crying. Its their way of saying I need you in some way. However sometimes trying to understand what theyre telling you through their crying can be a bit of a challenge, especially in those early months. Check out these common reasons why babies cry and what you can do to help.