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    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.

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    Thumbnail: SIDS: Reducing the Risk

    Though little is known about the cause of sudden infant death syndrome, the incidence is declining as the result of a public awareness effort.

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