crib death

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Synonyms for crib death

sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

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The medical community, government, and media have neglected unequivocal scientific evidence that nicotine from maternal smoking causes possibly 100,000 fetal deaths each year as well as massive numbers of crib deaths, according to Theodore Slotkin, professor of pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.
Officers also may wonder if the case involves sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as crib death.
Claiming it "was critical to protect this infant technology," Cox said the bill was important to ensure that the Internet not suffer "sudden crib death.
SIDS, sometimes known as crib death, strikes nearly 5,000 babies in the United States every year.
She was 2 months old when she died of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), also called crib death.
Because most cases of SIDS occur when a baby is sleeping in a crib, SIDS is also commonly known as crib death.
The Haughtons have a long history of involvement with community causes including Habitat for Humanity, The Danny Foundation, which works to prevent crib death, the Animal Rescue Foundation, a no-kill animal shelter in Walnut Creek, CA, and the Monument Crisis Center, which serves the working poor in Concord, CA.
West Bengal government which has often being criticized for crib death has not been able to control infant mortality despite various initiatives.
Used in this manner, pacifiers may decrease the risk of crib death and might even be associated with a smaller incidence of otitis media.
Crib death Tests of babies who died of sudden infant death syndrome showed abnormal regulation of the chemical serotonin in their brains (170: 294).
The ``Back to Sleep'' logo - with a drawing of a baby sleeping on its back - is printed across the diaper-fastening strips in English, Spanish and French in an effort to reduce the number of infant fatalities from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), also called crib death.
I remember a young couple who lost a baby to crib death, years before the "back to sleep" campaign.
SIDS, also called crib death or cot death, occurs when babies suffocate accidentally or stop breathing in an event called sleep apnea.