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.
CCEI offers courses that address the needs of infant safety in a child care setting

CCEI offers courses that address the needs of infant safety in a child care setting

Rates of secondhand smoke exposure high among college students

Rates of secondhand smoke exposure high among college students

Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago?

Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago?

Diabetic medication 'glibenclamide' may prevent nicotine-induced SIDS

Diabetic medication 'glibenclamide' may prevent nicotine-induced SIDS

Effects of pacifiers on breastfeeding success

Effects of pacifiers on breastfeeding success

Hard evidence for SIDS babies

Hard evidence for SIDS babies

Maternal smoking impairs a baby's ability to respond to external stimuli

Maternal smoking impairs a baby's ability to respond to external stimuli

Maternal smoking replaces stomach sleeping as the greatest modifiable risk factor for SIDS

Maternal smoking replaces stomach sleeping as the greatest modifiable risk factor for SIDS

Risk factors for flat head syndrome

Risk factors for flat head syndrome

Discovery of new molecule in blood-pressure control system

Discovery of new molecule in blood-pressure control system

Maternity leave appears to decrease cesarean deliveries and increase breastfeeding

Maternity leave appears to decrease cesarean deliveries and increase breastfeeding

High levels of prenatal smoking exposure affects sleep in early babies

High levels of prenatal smoking exposure affects sleep in early babies

Fans in baby's bedrooms lessens the risk of SIDS

Fans in baby's bedrooms lessens the risk of SIDS

Better air ventilation in infants' bedrooms linked to reduced SIDS risk

Better air ventilation in infants' bedrooms linked to reduced SIDS risk

Staph infection a possible suspect in some SIDS cases

Staph infection a possible suspect in some SIDS cases

Drop in child deaths in NSW - but aboriginal children still six times more likely to die

Drop in child deaths in NSW - but aboriginal children still six times more likely to die

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