Sudden infant death syndrome is a case where the death of an apparently healthy infant before their first birthday remains unexplained even after thorough investigation.
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Infants Who Die Unexpectedly in the First Week Might Have Different Risk Factors Than Those Who Die in the First Month
While a sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) is rare in the first month of life, a new Rutgers study found that those occurring in the first week, an even rarer event, have different risk factors compared to those dying later and recommended more thorough investigations into the possible causes of these early deaths.
Expert Available to Comment on Sweeping SIDS Study Claims
Rutgers neonatal pediatricians are available to comment on claims that new study identifies a test for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
UC San Diego Health Pediatrician Gives Life-Saving Tips during SIDS Awareness Month
October is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) awareness month. The syndrome is defined as an unexplained death of a child less than one year of age, usually occurring during sleep. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there…