Thus, nicotine's damage to this critical survival system may predispose the newborn to crib death
, or SIDS.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has estimated that as many as 1,800 infant crib deaths
each year may be attributable to soft bedding products such as comforters, pillows and sheepskin.
Earlier, there were conflicting reports on the number of crib deaths
as state health officers quoted different figures.
Kolkata: Crib deaths
have returned to haunt West Bengal again.
The hospital in Malda district has been witnessing crib deaths
since the beginning of this year.
The hospital, where most of the infants are brought from interiors of West Bengal, has been in the news for high crib deaths
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- The horror of crib deaths
is haunting Kolkata's Dr BC Roy Postgraduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences once again with the reports of at least 30 infants dying in the hospital in the past three days.
At times crib deaths
are not only due to lack of treatment after birth, but also due to lack of care that the mother is subjected to during pregnancy," the official added.
Roy Hospital for children, a state government- run hospital which has in the recent years become infamous for crib deaths
Srinagar, May 17 ( ANI ): Locals in Jammu and Kashmir protested here on Thursday against increasing crib deaths
due to negligence of the hospital authorities.