Warning Signs


The following symptoms can be warning signs of a serious adverse event. Not all are indicative of potential SIDS, but all are signs that your child's body is reacting. Please seek medical attention for any concerning changes in your child's condition or behavior. 

While many of these signs can be "common," they are not NORMAL.

*Note - this is not a comprehensive list, and only includes short-term reactions. Other adverse effects can take months or years to develop. This is specific to children under 2.

Scroll for a list of potential signs of adverse events by body system.

This information is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911.