Show: Healthy Children - The Talk Show for Parents

Michael H. Goodstein, MD, FAAP
AAP Guideleines On SIDS Prevention
Topic Info
Since the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended all babies should be placed on their backs to sleep in 1992, deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome have declined dramatically. But sleep-related deaths from other causes, including suffocation, entrapment and asphyxia, have increased. Michael H. Goodstein, MD, FAAP, a member of the AAP Task Force on SIDS, comes on the show to discuss the updated policy statement and technical report, the AAP is expanding its guidelines on safe sleep for babies, with additional information for parents on creating a safe environment for their babies to sleep. Don't miss this potentially life saving show.
Guest Info
Michael Goodstein is a board-certified neonatologist from York, PA. He received a BA in biology from the University of Rochester and completed his medical school training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He did both a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Temple University/St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Since finishing his training, Michael has been an attending neonatologist for 18 years at York Hospital for the Wellspan Medical Group and he is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the College of Medicine of The Pennsylvania State University. He established the York County Cribs for Kids Program and has been its director since 2003. He is a member of the National Cribs for Kids Program Advisory Board. Dr. Goodstein’s group developed the Infant Safe Sleep Initiative in 2008 and they have been performing IRB-approved research on the program looking at outcomes with healthcare provider education and family education. They have been helping hospitals throughout PA and surrounding areas to replicate the program. The group is actively researching the use of infant sleep safety guidelines in the hospital setting. In 2009 Dr. Goodstein was recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics with a Special Achievement Award. In 2010, Dr. Goodstein became a member of the AAP Task Force on SIDS.
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