Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Updated AAP Guidelines on Safe Sleep for Prevention of SIDS

Updated AAP Guidelines on Safe Sleep for Prevention of SIDS

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Children should sleep in the same room, but not in the same bed, as their parents, for at least the first 6 months after birth.

High Altitude Increases Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

High Altitude Increases Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Those who lived above 8,000 feet were at higher risk of SIDS than those who lived below 6,000 feet.

Sleeping Prone Increases Risk of Death in Epilepsy

Sleeping Prone Increases Risk of Death in Epilepsy

Researchers suggest that there may be a common mechanism between SUDEP and SIDS.

SIDS May Be Linked to Hippocampus Abnormality

SIDS May Be Linked to Hippocampus Abnormality

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An abnormality in the hippocampus was more prominent in infants that died of SIDS than those with explained causes of death.

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