When a Child Dies

Child Death Data, Studies and Resources

Child Mortality Rates, Statistics and Studies

Vaccine and Medication Safety

Influenza Among Children

Childhood Cancer

Childhood HIV

Asthma and Allergies

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Child Hunger

Food Safety

Poison Fatalities

Child Drug and Alcohol Use

Fire Safety

Child Car Safety

Product Safety

Sports and Playgrounds Injuries and Deaths

Child Worker and Farm Safety

Child Environmental Safety

Children and Gun Violence

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Bullying

Children's Hospice, Palliative Care and Understanding of Death

Child Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia

Journalism Websites and Reporting Tools

Guides to Interviewing Children

News University Courses on Sensitive Interviewing

Dart Center Guides to Covering Child Trauma

Guides to Covering Trauma Generally

Society of Professional Obituary Writers

Children's Online Privacy

Story Ideas

Support for Journalists Covering Violence

Featured Reports

Choosing Thomas — Sonya Herbert, Dallas Morning News

Fatal Care — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fatal Distraction — Gene Weingarten, The Washington Post

Post Mortem — Joe Shapiro, NPR

Jeremiah Williams's Story — Rev. Arthur and Barbara Sample


Timeline: Noteworthy Cases

Data Visualization: Child Death Statistics

Slideshow: Children's Memorials

Reporter Resources

How to Write an Obituary About a Child

How to Interview Children About Death

Missing White Girl Syndrome

Legal and Ethical FAQs

Links and Resources

When a Child Dies was made possible with generous support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation: Helping vulnerable kids and families succeed.