Maternal and perinatal risk factors for SIDS: a novel analysis utilizing pregnancy outcome data

@article{Highet2012MaternalAP,
  title={Maternal and perinatal risk factors for SIDS: a novel analysis utilizing pregnancy outcome data},
  author={Amanda R. Highet and Paul Nathan Goldwater},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={172},
  pages={369-372}
}
  • Amanda R. Highet, Paul Nathan Goldwater
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    European Journal of…
    2012
  • Medicine
  • A number of maternal and perinatal factors to increase an infant’s risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have been found in past investigations. We analysed data for potential SIDS risk factors including the presence of complications or conditions considered as detrimental to the infant’s or mother’s health. The data for 118 SIDS cases and 227 matched controls were obtained from a state pregnancy outcome unit. SIDS was found to be significantly more common in cases where the infant’s… CONTINUE READING

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