This article talks about the difficulty many parents who have lost a baby to SIDS, can find in getting information on what happened and any reasons as to why. Researchers found some pediatricians feared that discussing risk factors with parents would result in parental self-blame but not knowing for most is worse.
all of them asked the ‘what if’ questions anyway and having detailed answers didn’t hurt. They really wanted to know in as much detail as possible, why did my baby die.
You can read the article here.
If you are in North London and this is something that has affected you, as a bereavement charity, we can help talk about issues or just provide space to help come to some understanding of the loss.