Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Plaque Print Page
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden death of an infant that is not predicted by medical history and remains unexplained after a thorough forensic autopsy and detailed death scene investigation. Infants are at the highest risk for SIDS during sleep. Typically the infant is found dead after having been put to bed, and exhibits no signs of having struggle.
|Address:||Macquarie Street & Shakspeare Place, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.86603|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 6th August, 1996|
In memory ...
This garden commemorates the precious
lives of the children who have died from
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Their death, which brought unparalleled grief and pain
to their families. is surpassed only by the love and
happiness they gave in life. For the families of
SIDS victims, some part of every day
is given to remembering them, and we
invite you to think of them with us.
The life of every child leaves a footprint on our hearts
The Sudden Infant Death Association (NSW) inc. 6 August 1996.