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crib death

[′krib ‚deth]
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The implication of this policy recommendation is that parents can prevent crib death by being more vigilant at night.
West Bengal government which has often being criticized for crib death has not been able to control infant mortality despite various initiatives.
At least 30 crib deaths occurred in the hospital in October and November.
Davis' precautionary recommendations for parents to identify and eliminate environmental toxic exposures during their children's fetal and first year periods can go a long way, he believes, in curbing the high number of today's crib deaths and autism cases.
These all go a long way to preventing tragedies like bassinet and crib deaths.
In a couple of wondrously deft pages, he tracks a complex history of a half-century of concern for the mysterious crib deaths that came to be called Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Although it's unclear why, several European studies have found this strategy decreases crib deaths.
The medical community, government, and media have neglected unequivocal scientific evidence that nicotine from maternal smoking causes possibly 100,000 fetal deaths each year as well as massive numbers of crib deaths, according to Theodore Slotkin, professor of pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.