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What are the main causes of infant death?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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.

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What are the causes of infant deaths?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
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 finds them unresponsive. One theory for this is reflux which can happen during sleep and the infant aspirates stomach contents into the lungs and suffocates.

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