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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Back Sleeping: The major way is for your infant to sleep on their back. Altho not 100% preventative, it is the single best method. Secondly, do not co-bed with your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Back to sleep: Number one measure is to place your baby on her back when sleeping always until she is at least 9 months. Other measures include keeping room temperat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Back to sleep: Placing infants on their back to sleep has dropped the crib death rate by 40% in the us in the past decade or so. Rate increases with prone or side ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unexplained death : Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden & unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyph ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep Position: Babies who sleep on their stomach or side, have a higher risk of sids, therefore they should always sleep on their back. Pacifier use and background n ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
SIDS: Also known as sudden infant death syndrome. This is when an otherwise healthy baby is put down to rest or sleep and when the parent checks on them fin ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies with age: Day 1= congenital anomalies day2-under six months= crib death 6m-3yr- crash related injury/death there are other issues but these are the majors.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Social causes: I am not politically savvy, but compared with the rest of the developed world, the United States has far more people who are very poor and who lack ac ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Varioius reasons: Sids can be very devastating to a family, as you can imagine. Unfortunately, it is more of a symptom and does not tell you much about the cause. Here ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unexplained death <1: Sids(also called crib death, cot death or sudden & unexplained death of infancy) is just that, unexplained. First described in egyptian hieroglyphs, t ... Read More

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