Passive smoking, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and childhood infections

  title={Passive smoking, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and childhood infections},
  author={E. Dybing and T. Sanner},
  journal={Human and Experimental Toxicology},
  pages={202 - 205}
  • E. Dybing, T. Sanner
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Human and Experimental Toxicology
  • 1 A number of cohort and case-control studies have shown clear, dose-related associations between maternal smoking and infant death. The strongest relationships were found when the mother smoked during pregnancy as well as postnatally. Maternal smoking during pregnancy increases the risk for SIDS in most studies, whereas it appears that maternal smoking only postnatally also leads to an increase in risk. In addition, smoking only by the father appears to increase the risk for SIDS, but this is… CONTINUE READING
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