Suffocation Prevention

Did You Know?

  • Seventy percent of suffocation deaths among infants are from accidental suffocation or strangulation in bed.
  • In 2010, cribs and playpens were responsible for more than 20 percent of all nursery product-related emergency room injuries for children under 5.
  • The majority of childhood suffocation, choking and strangulation incidents occur at home.

 Additional Information

Find additional information on the Safe Kids website.