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.
Lack of Atoh1 master gene can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Lack of Atoh1 master gene can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Internet searches related to infant sleep safety often do not reflect AAP recommendations

Internet searches related to infant sleep safety often do not reflect AAP recommendations

Pennsylvania Hospital to participate in Best Fed Beginnings

Pennsylvania Hospital to participate in Best Fed Beginnings

New research challenges recommendation to restrict soothers in breastfeeding infants

New research challenges recommendation to restrict soothers in breastfeeding infants

Safe, separate sleep environments for infants are critical to preventing SUIDs

Safe, separate sleep environments for infants are critical to preventing SUIDs

Tips for parents to safeguard their children

Tips for parents to safeguard their children

American Academy of Pediatrics expands sleep safety guidelines

American Academy of Pediatrics expands sleep safety guidelines

Roundup: Brewer defends request for exchange funds; Calif. governor signs maternity benefit bill

Roundup: Brewer defends request for exchange funds; Calif. governor signs maternity benefit bill

Sleeping with baby: the dangers quantified

Sleeping with baby: the dangers quantified

Noninvasive method can detect sudden infant death syndrome, sleep apnea

Noninvasive method can detect sudden infant death syndrome, sleep apnea

Kids around smokers lose more school days than peers

Kids around smokers lose more school days than peers

Bedsharing in toddlerhood does not negatively affect children's behavior and cognition

Bedsharing in toddlerhood does not negatively affect children's behavior and cognition

New BGU system could prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

New BGU system could prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Secondhand smoke linked to ADHD, learning and behavioral disorders in kids

Secondhand smoke linked to ADHD, learning and behavioral disorders in kids

New microchip sensor can detect individual's respiratory rate

New microchip sensor can detect individual's respiratory rate

New research sheds light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

New research sheds light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

New review finds no link between pacifiers and breastfeeding problems

New review finds no link between pacifiers and breastfeeding problems

Special issue highlights need for specialist evaluation, conservative treatment of infants with DP

Special issue highlights need for specialist evaluation, conservative treatment of infants with DP

Apartment living exposes kids to more second-hand smoke

Apartment living exposes kids to more second-hand smoke

Article shows link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy, SIDS

Article shows link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy, SIDS