Author Archives: Linda Tantawi

Linda Tantawi is the executive director of the CJ Foundation for SIDS. The CJ Foundation is a national non-profit organization devoted to eliminating the tragedy of sudden unexpected infant and early childhood deaths, supporting grieving families, advancing medical research, furthering parent and professional education and advocating for the health and survival of all children. Since joining the foundation in 2009, Linda has dedicated herself to the families who lost an infant and has become a fierce advocate for saving babies lives. She is the principle architect of the foundation’s Sleep in Safety Grow in Style Campaign which was launched in October 2009 during SIDS Awareness Month. She has been quoted regarding SIDS and safe sleep in USA Today, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune and the Bergen Record.

Unraveling the Mystery of SIDS

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Tweet October is SIDS Awareness Month, and we’ve been posting all month about safe sleep practices. We asked Linda Tantawi, the executive director of the CJ Foundation for SIDS, to provide an overview of SIDS and the most current research findings related to its cause and prevention. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading…