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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep.

Usage examples (36)
  • Threre seems to be a confusion between the term SIDS and infant suffocation.
  • The cause of the decrease in SIDS cases was the introduction of the “Back to Sleep” program by the AAP.
  • The parents are supposed to have as little contact with the child as possible during a time when SIDS is a major risk.
  • (Along those lines, as the mother of a newborn, SIDS is my daily fear. for more
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