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Cot death or crib death is sudden and unexpected death of a baby within 1 year of age. In most cases the reasons for death after a post-mortem examination remain unexplained and the death may be registered as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden infant death, or sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUID).
Exposure to tobacco smoke causes immediate damage leading to serious illness or death

Exposure to tobacco smoke causes immediate damage leading to serious illness or death

Article shows link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy, SIDS

Article shows link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy, SIDS

South Dakota passes strong smoke-free law

South Dakota passes strong smoke-free law

Potential SIDS cause found

Potential SIDS cause found

Sleeping with baby raises SIDS risk

Sleeping with baby raises SIDS risk

Reports on smoking rates among Americans reveal dramatic progress in fight against tobacco

Reports on smoking rates among Americans reveal dramatic progress in fight against tobacco

Exmovere to release vital sign monitoring infant sleepwear

Exmovere to release vital sign monitoring infant sleepwear

Decline in SIDS rate contributes to overall infant mortality reduction in New Jersey

Decline in SIDS rate contributes to overall infant mortality reduction in New Jersey

Study shows increased rate of SIDS in male infant

Study shows increased rate of SIDS in male infant

Gene essential for respiration and survival at birth identified

Gene essential for respiration and survival at birth identified

Guidance on ways to protect protect unborn babies from secondhand smoke exposure

Guidance on ways to protect protect unborn babies from secondhand smoke exposure

Researchers study risks and consequences of cigarette smoking in people living in multiple-unit housing

Researchers study risks and consequences of cigarette smoking in people living in multiple-unit housing

Researchers establish link between air pollution and SDB

Researchers establish link between air pollution and SDB

Women who quit smoking during pregnancy will prevent infant deaths

Women who quit smoking during pregnancy will prevent infant deaths

Smoke-free laws protect both children and adults from exposure to secondhand smoke

Smoke-free laws protect both children and adults from exposure to secondhand smoke

Toddler dies after seasonal flu shot – health authorities on alert

Toddler dies after seasonal flu shot – health authorities on alert

Racial disparity in infant sleep-related deaths

Racial disparity in infant sleep-related deaths

New report urges government to ban smoking in cars to limit children's exposure to passive smoke

New report urges government to ban smoking in cars to limit children's exposure to passive smoke

Philadelphia FRESH project: Door to door smoking cessation treatment for smokers with young children

Philadelphia FRESH project: Door to door smoking cessation treatment for smokers with young children

Baby Angels Foundation established to support bereaved parents in Minnesota and western Wisconsin

Baby Angels Foundation established to support bereaved parents in Minnesota and western Wisconsin