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SIDS

[sidz]
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The Health Minister Natasha Fyles said SIDS and Kids NT is an important community support organisation that provides education, advocacy and bereavement counselling.
It's great for mothers to know that breastfeeding for at least two months provides such a strong protective effect against SIDS," said researcher Rachel Moon.
We carried out a thorough online literature search on PubMed and PakMediNet and found no researches studying the incidence of SIDS in Pakistan.
Francine Bates, chief executive of The Lullaby Trust, said: "We are deeply concerned to see that SIDS rates remain higher in Yorkshire and the Humber despite the rate for England and Wales being the lowest on record.
SHARING SAFER SLEEP THE Lullaby Trust wants to bring the number of SIDS deaths down to below half the current number by 2020, and as part of that drive, they are launching a new Safer Sleep for Babies animation film that can be shared on smartphones, in a bid to get the message across to younger parents.
A 1993 study first linked infant thermoregulation and respiratory control to SIDS, (10) and in 2008 scientists reported that the use of a fan in an infant's bedroom appeared to help reduce SIDS risk.
NICE recommends health visitors should inform parents and carers the risk of SIDS is particularly raised when a baby is co-sleeping with an adult who smokes.
The Netherlands, a country with a low SIDS rate, suggests following these recommendations:
We've one of the highest infant mortality rates in Western Europe which is staggering when we know of measures that can reduce the risk of SIDS and save lives.
The average SIDS is fairly densely populated, yet the differences between countries in this respect are large.
For that matter, various studies indicate that smoking during pregnancy also causes an increased risk of SIDS.
The study found the risk of SIDS while bed sharing decreased as the age of the infant rose, but if either parent was a smoker or the mother had drunk alcohol or used illegal drugs at any time since the child was born, the risk greatly increased.