Weight gain and sudden infant death syndrome: changes in weight z scores may identify infants at increased risk.

@article{Blair2000WeightGA,
  title={Weight gain and sudden infant death syndrome: changes in weight z scores may identify infants at increased risk.},
  author={Peter S. Blair and P S Nadin and Tim James Cole and Peter J Fleming and Iain J Smith and Martin Ward Platt and P Jeremy Berry and Jennifer Y. Golding},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2000},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={462-9}
}
AIMS To investigate patterns of infant growth that may influence the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). DESIGN Three year population based case control study with parental interviews for each death and four age matched controls. Growth was measured from prospective weight observations using the British 1990 Growth Reference. SETTING Five regions in England (population greater than 17 million, more than 470 000 live births over three years). SUBJECTS 247 SIDS cases and 1110… CONTINUE READING

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