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.
October marks sudden infant death syndrome awareness month

October marks sudden infant death syndrome awareness month

Besides helping infants’ lungs mature, sighs may “reset” breathing regulation mechanism

Besides helping infants’ lungs mature, sighs may “reset” breathing regulation mechanism

Genetic mutation link to sudden infant death syndrome

Genetic mutation link to sudden infant death syndrome

New initiative to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality

New initiative to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in infant mortality

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Higher incidence of SIDS at weekends, especially in younger infants

Higher incidence of SIDS at weekends, especially in younger infants

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

ESA launches mission for health

ESA launches mission for health

New Australian report outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding

New Australian report outlines the health benefits of breastfeeding

Breast-feeding may protect against SIDS

Breast-feeding may protect against SIDS