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SIDS is leading cause of death for infants

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KUSA - SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants aged 1 month to 1 year. In 2009, 2,226 infants passed away from SIDS.

Babies who sleep in an adult bed have a 40 times greater risk of SIDS. Babies who sleep on their tummies have a 5 times greater risk of SIDS. Babies who sleep on their tummies on top of soft bedding have a 21 times greater risk of SIDS. Babies of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have a three times greater risk of SIDS. Babies who breathe in secondhand smoke have a 2.5 times greater risk for SIDS. African-American babies have a two-times greater risk of SIDS.

The second annual SUDS for SIDS event will host a collection of Colorado Craft Breweries coming together to support Angel Eyes.

Event attendees will have access to unlimited samples of various craft beers from some of Colorado's finest microbreweries.

There will be live music, provided by Red Velvet Party Band, a silent auction and other fun activities.

Denver Nuggets Dancers and the men and women of the 2014 Colorado Firefighter Calendar will be at the event.

Beer-style appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages are available at the event at no cost.

The event is Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Mile High Station, 2027 W. Lower Colfax Ave.

Tickets are available online: presale - $40 and at the door for $45.

Uber is providing $20 off a ride for new users to SUDS for SIDS. To claim your discounted ride, please sign up for an Uber account by downloading the app to your iPhone or Android, and enter code SUDS4SIDS under "Promotions." Or just sign up at www.uber.com/go/SUDS4SIDS.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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