Newborn acoustic cry characteristics of infants subsequently dying of sudden infant death syndrome.

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that the occurrence of a neonatal cry exhibiting a high first formant is a risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and to evaluate the association between SIDS and other acoustic cry variables. METHOD We recorded cries and obtained medical and demographic data for 21,880 apparently healthy term newborns. Two… (More)

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@article{Corwin1995NewbornAC, title={Newborn acoustic cry characteristics of infants subsequently dying of sudden infant death syndrome.}, author={M. J. Corwin and Becky Lester and C M Sepkoski and Mark R Peucker and H L Kayne and H L Golub}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={1995}, volume={96 1 Pt 1}, pages={73-7} }