Sudden infant death syndrome

  title={Sudden infant death syndrome},
  author={R. Moon and R. Horne and F. Hauck},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • R. Moon, R. Horne, F. Hauck
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) continues to be the most common cause of postneonatal infant death. SIDS is a complex, multifactorial disorder, the cause of which is still not fully understood. However, much is known now about environmental risk factors, some of which are modifiable. These include maternal and antenatal risk factors such as smoking during pregnancy, as well as infant-related risk factors such as non-supine sleeping position and soft bedding. Emerging evidence also… CONTINUE READING
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