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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program

Stephanie Trusty
Coordinator
Lucas State Ofc. Bldg.
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-4731

The Iowa Department of Public Health Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Program provides printed information, presentations to professional and community groups, grief counseling, and referral services to families and related individuals who are involved with the deaths of infants from SIDS. Grief counseling is provided within the county of death by public health nursing or visiting nurses staff. Referrals are made to various grief support groups throughout the state. Autopsies are required on all children two years old and younger who die unexpectedly.

 

 

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