Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) News and Research

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant younger than one year old. It is the leading cause of death in children between one month and one year of age. Most SIDS deaths happen when babies are between 2 months and 4 months of age.
New software could allow thermal cameras in mobile phones to track breathing problems

New software could allow thermal cameras in mobile phones to track breathing problems

Infants’ safe sleep recommendations - SIDS & SUID

Infants’ safe sleep recommendations - SIDS & SUID

New mobile program increases parents' adherence to safe sleep practices for infants

New mobile program increases parents' adherence to safe sleep practices for infants

Earlier helmet therapy increases treatment success rate for infants with skull flattening

Earlier helmet therapy increases treatment success rate for infants with skull flattening

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Study finds high levels of serotonin in blood of SIDS infants

Study finds high levels of serotonin in blood of SIDS infants

Flat head syndrome does not have consequences beyond cosmetics

Flat head syndrome does not have consequences beyond cosmetics

Babies sleeping on their own after 4 months of age may be getting more sleep than those sleeping in their parents’ room

Babies sleeping on their own after 4 months of age may be getting more sleep than those sleeping in their parents’ room

Room sharing between babies and mothers linked to less sleep, unsafe sleeping practices

Room sharing between babies and mothers linked to less sleep, unsafe sleeping practices

Outdated health myths practiced by grand parents could pose serious risks to young children

Outdated health myths practiced by grand parents could pose serious risks to young children

Consumer infant physiological monitors show no evidence of medical benefits for healthy babies

Consumer infant physiological monitors show no evidence of medical benefits for healthy babies

New TSRI study shows how Piezo2 protein plays critical role in sensing lung expansion

New TSRI study shows how Piezo2 protein plays critical role in sensing lung expansion

Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure and high temperatures linked to increased SIDS risk

Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure and high temperatures linked to increased SIDS risk

AAP recommends infant’s crib to be placed in parents' bedroom to reduce risk for SIDS

AAP recommends infant’s crib to be placed in parents' bedroom to reduce risk for SIDS

SIDS may be linked to inner ear damage and buildup of carbon dioxide

SIDS may be linked to inner ear damage and buildup of carbon dioxide

Preventing sudden unexpected deaths of babies and children: an interview with Professor Peter Fleming

Preventing sudden unexpected deaths of babies and children: an interview with Professor Peter Fleming

Health professionals should make parents aware of SIDS risk factors

Health professionals should make parents aware of SIDS risk factors

Study links infant swaddling for sleep with SIDS risk

Study links infant swaddling for sleep with SIDS risk

Many teenage mothers do not follow safe sleeping practices for preventing SIDS

Many teenage mothers do not follow safe sleeping practices for preventing SIDS

OASIS study to investigate link between SIDS and alteration on newborn hearing screen test

OASIS study to investigate link between SIDS and alteration on newborn hearing screen test