Category: sudden infant death syndrome

Births: Final Data for 2015

Questions for Joyce A. Martin, M.P.H., Demographer, Statistician, and Lead Author on “Births: Final Data for 2015” Q: Was there a result in your study’s analysis of births in the United States that you hadn’t expected and that really surprised you? JM: Although small, (from 9.57% to 9.63%) the rise in the preterm birth rate Read More >

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is defined as the sudden death of an infant less than one year of age that cannot be explained after a thorough case investigation is conducted, including a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history. Read More >

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