Te Ra Mokopuna: National Safe Sleep Day Aotearoa is being held on Friday 3rd December 2021 across the motu proudly coordinated by the National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service at Hapai Te Hauora.
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A 3-month-old baby with her face buried in a pillow.
Born in Opotiki in the Bay of Plenty, Lisa grew up in Kawerau, Matatā and in her teenage years Ma
Sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) is a leading cause of preventable death in New Zealand babies. New Zealand has a particular challenge in that, the greater proportion of deaths are in the Māori community, innovative approaches to addressing the inequitable SUDI rates is needed.
SUDI Prevention Online Training
The training covers the following topics:
- An introduction to SUDI prevention
- Connecting and engagement with whānau
- Consistent health messaging
- Accumulation of risk factors for SUDI
There is no cost associated with the training, follow the link below to register.
Safe Sleep Day - 3rd December 2021
The aim of National Safe Sleep Day - Te Rā Mokopuna is to raise awareness about Sudden Unexpected Death in Infants (SUDI), with the vision of reducing the rate in which it occurs in our New Zealand families and communities. SUDI is preventable, and the risk factors for our babies can be significantly reduced should the right steps be implemented.