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At what age is my baby no longer at risk for sid?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 12 months
This is by definition.
In my forensic pathology practice, most "sids" cases that i see have occurred in an unsafe sleep environment. Historically, many have been missed homicides, and a pathologist will always want to rule out everything from having been fed raw honey (botulism) to being born without sweat glands to mutated ion channels in the heart.

In brief: 12 months
This is by definition.
In my forensic pathology practice, most "sids" cases that i see have occurred in an unsafe sleep environment. Historically, many have been missed homicides, and a pathologist will always want to rule out everything from having been fed raw honey (botulism) to being born without sweat glands to mutated ion channels in the heart.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: 12 months old
Sids (sudden infant death syndrome), is most common in the first 6 months, but is used for any unexplained infant death in the first year. The risk of sids is reduced by having your baby sleep on her back, pacifier use, and background noise such as a ceiling fan.
It can be increased by overheating and by the presence of tobacco smoke.

In brief: 12 months old
Sids (sudden infant death syndrome), is most common in the first 6 months, but is used for any unexplained infant death in the first year. The risk of sids is reduced by having your baby sleep on her back, pacifier use, and background noise such as a ceiling fan.
It can be increased by overheating and by the presence of tobacco smoke.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics
In brief: One
The diagnosis of sids is limited to the first year of life.
The "back to sleep" program has decreased the incidence of sids. Most cases of sids occur in the first three months of life.

In brief: One
The diagnosis of sids is limited to the first year of life.
The "back to sleep" program has decreased the incidence of sids. Most cases of sids occur in the first three months of life.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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