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SIDS (cont.)

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Where can people get more information about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?

"Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)," U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Academy of Pediatrics

Medically reviewed by Douglas Barton, MD; Board Certified Pediatrics


Carolan, Patrick. "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome." Oct. 1, 2009. <>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/24/2014

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