SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, is the sudden death without explanation of a baby less than 1 year old. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how SIDS occurs, how to prevent it, and much more.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)-Health Tools
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)-Topic Overview
What is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?Sometimes a baby who seems healthy dies during sleep. This is called sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS. SIDS is also known as crib death. In most cases, a parent or caregiver puts the baby down to sleep and returns later to find the baby has died. It’s no one’s fault. SIDS can happen even when you do everything right. Although SIDS is rare, it is
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant under the age of 1 year that remains unexplained after careful review of the history,death scene investigation,and thorough autopsy (1). In 2005,it was listed as the third leading cause of death in infants in the United States (2). Causes of SIDS are considered to be multifactorial. The triple risk hypothesis describes the ...
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