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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).
A suspect found for SIDS

A suspect found for SIDS

Research sheds light on the molecular basis of SIDS

Research sheds light on the molecular basis of SIDS

Deadly danger of babies sleeping in bed with parents

Deadly danger of babies sleeping in bed with parents

Overheating newborns can increase the risk of SIDS

Overheating newborns can increase the risk of SIDS

Smoking during pregnancy and SIDS

Smoking during pregnancy and SIDS

Smoke-free laws are protecting all workers according to new study

Smoke-free laws are protecting all workers according to new study

New clinical research and imaging centre for Bristol

New clinical research and imaging centre for Bristol

Pregnant teens don't get no smoking message

Pregnant teens don't get no smoking message

Some moms quit cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol during pregnancy, but dads don't

Some moms quit cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol during pregnancy, but dads don't

Quit smoking during pregnancy for a happier baby

Quit smoking during pregnancy for a happier baby

Smoking and pre-eclampsia

Smoking and pre-eclampsia

Babies born a few weeks too soon six times more likely to die

Babies born a few weeks too soon six times more likely to die

Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of SIDS

Smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of SIDS

Recommendation that parents not use bumper pads in cribs or bassinets

Recommendation that parents not use bumper pads in cribs or bassinets

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Hearing test results may predict sudden infant death syndrome

Hearing test results may predict sudden infant death syndrome

Cot death questioned by BMJ paper

Cot death questioned by BMJ paper

Study to look at effect of using nicotine patches during pregnancy

Study to look at effect of using nicotine patches during pregnancy