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.
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

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

Racial disparity in infant sleep-related deaths

Racial disparity in infant sleep-related deaths

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

Over 96% of SIDS cases due to known risk factors

Over 96% of SIDS cases due to known risk factors

Plagiocephaly babies need to be screened and monitored early in life for possible cognitive, motor delays

Plagiocephaly babies need to be screened and monitored early in life for possible cognitive, motor delays

Sudden infant death syndrome linked to low serotonin levels

Sudden infant death syndrome linked to low serotonin levels

Decreased levels in brainstem of serotonin associated with increased risk for SIDS

Decreased levels in brainstem of serotonin associated with increased risk for SIDS

Vaccination for children: Pros and cons

Vaccination for children: Pros and cons

Flexpoint to develop infant bed cover using patented Bend Sensor® design

Flexpoint to develop infant bed cover using patented Bend Sensor® design

Advice of pediatrician key motivator in baby's sleep position

Advice of pediatrician key motivator in baby's sleep position

Genetic mutations cause for SIDS and SUDS

Genetic mutations cause for SIDS and SUDS

Severe plagiocephaly in babies can lead to ear infections

Severe plagiocephaly in babies can lead to ear infections