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crib death

[′krib ‚deth]
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A year later, my grandson was born and lived a month before dying of crib death. It would be easy to be bitter and cynical, but I choose not to be.
It may well be that the plateau in crib deaths is telling us that we have reached the limits of our abilities to effect any further decline with our recommendations about sleep environments.
The cause was listed as crib death. She said she relapsed on cocaine this year, just three days after the baby's birthday July 2.
In Palahniuk's tale, the narrator is another professional writer, journalist Carl Streator, dispatched to investigate a spate of mysterious cases of crib death. The premise is that a traditional African poem, published in a seemingly innocuous anthology, was a culling song originally used to euthanize the infirm and that the book had been unwittingly introduced into American libraries and nurseries, where fitful babies had been murdered by being sung to by their parents.
Half end in divorce, And the rest end in sterility and sexual crib death.
The academy has probably done more to reduce the heartbreaking trauma of crib death than any other organization, and it believes even more progress can be made.
Because many SIDS babies are found in their cribs, some people call SIDS "crib death." But cribs do not cause SIDS.
The couple lost one child, Sean, as a crib death, and their 12-year-old daughter, Dealyn, to Reye's syndrome.
Anecdotal reports suggest that some African American mothers who hear of crib death think infants will be safer if they are put to sleep anywhere other than a crib, he added.
Gone to the funeral of the latest victim of crib death or teen suicide?
In the U.S., cot death is called sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or crib death.
Her refusal resulted in her becoming the lover of many demons, the seducer of men, and the source of crib death. Among the many things to be concluded from this myth, this story suggests that equality is not an option, that equality is not what it means to be spiritual, and that a body without spiritual guidance is destructive.