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SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is the death of an apparently healthy infant that remains unexplained after a thorough autopsy and death scene investigation. There appears to be no suffering in most cases; death occurs very rapidly, usually during sleep. SIDS is the leading killer of infants between one week and one year with an approximate rate of two per thousand live births (1 in 500). 6,000-7,000 babies die of SIDS every year in the US. The peak age is around two to four months and the majority of the deaths occur during the winter months (October to April in the northern hemisphere). Researchers believe that SIDS probably has more than one cause, although the final process appears to be similar in most cases. SIDS can not predicted, prevented, or reversed. [This was excerpted from a FAQ in misc.kids. Copyright 1995, Margaret Gibbs. Use and copying of this information are permitted as long as (1) no fees or compensation are charged for use, copies or access to this information, and (2) this copyright notice is included intact.]

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Who can you contact for more information about SIDS?

SIDS Alliance: (800) 221-SIDS San Diego Guild for Infant Survival: (619) 222-9662 California SIDS program: (800) 369-SIDS SIDS Massachusetts Center: (617) 534-SIDS i am doing a reseach about sids and i have to have all differtant thing about itcan you send me paper about it please


How is SIDS treated?

SIDS can't be treated. SIDS stands for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. So if your child had SIDS that means your child is now dead. There are ways to prevent SIDS from occurring though.


How can you tell if your baby has SIDS or any signs of SIDS?

There are no signs to tell if your baby will pass to SIDS. SIDS is sudden & silent & unexpected. There is no way to tell until your baby is gone.


How many sids does a heptagon?

Not sure about sids, but it has 7 sides.


You are a polygon you have 5 sids and 2 right angels what am i?

Are you one of my sids?


In the acronym SIDS what does the you stand for?

SIDS is Sudden Infant Death Sydrome.


Can smoking cause SIDS?

Smoking doesn't cause SIDS. I lost a baby to SIDS in 2003 and I didn't smoke. There are remarks that it could be related but because no one knows what causes SIDS everyone just speculates.There is a strong correlation between parental smoking and SIDS.


When toddlers die from SIDS do they have marks on their heads?

Toddlers do not die of SIDS. After six months of age, SIDS is extremely rare. The acronym SIDS stands for Sudden INFANT Death Syndrome. Toddlers do not die of SIDS. Marks anywhere on the body of a dead infant would be cause for a coroners examination and possible inquiry.


Is REM sleep deprivation associated with SIDS?

Is REM sleep deprivation associated with SIDS?


If you had a child die from SIDS can your granddaughter have the same problem?

No, SIDS is not a heredity or genetic disease.


What is the treatment for SIDS?

There is no treatment for SIDS, only identification of risk factors and preventive measures.


What is a SIDS event?

A SIDS event is when an infant dies for no apparent reason usually in their sleep.


Is SIDS caused by colds?

SIDS is not caused by colds. Many infants get their first runny nose around four months. A SIDS victim can die WITH a cold but not FROM a cold.


How many sids does a cone have?

A cone does not have any sids. A finite cone has two faces.


What is the cause for SIDS?

SIDS basically translates as "your baby just died for no good reason we can find." In other words, if doctors knew the cause, it wouldn't be SIDS, it would be whatever the actual cause was.


What age do you stop worrying about SIDS?

Since SIDS is happens to Infants, and infants are children before they can talk, then when you can walk.


Is there a place called SIDS for kids who get in trouble in lawton?

I can find none. SIDS is when babies die for unknown reasons.


Are SIDS and apnea related?

SIDS is not the same as apnea. Many people have apnea and apnea has killed infants. Infants with apnea can be resuscitated. An apnea monitor (AKA cot monitor) can detect when a SIDS victim stops breathing � but remember, a SIDS victim is already dead when that happens. Note: Infants with apnea usually are placed on apnea monitors for apnea, not to prevent the unpreventable. And many SIDS parents do use apnea monitors on subsequent children � this has mainly a placebo effect on the parents. No, they are not. You can revive a baby that has apnea if it is not too late. A SIDS baby you can't revive. SIDS is undetectable and you never know when it will hit. With apnea a baby can stop breathing and start again. SIDS is totally different.


What is the name of a figure that has sids measure 25 feet and 2 sids that measure 10 feet?

Assuming that sids is your way of spelling side and sides, it would appear that you are describing an obtuse angled isosceles triangle.


When is a infant no longer at risk for SIDs?

A child's risk of dying from SIDS is greatly reduced after the first year of the child's life.


Can seasonality be one of the principal factors for SIDS?

SIDS happens unsually in fall & winter months but it can happen in any season.


Is SIDS a disease?

Yes you can die from it


How many sids does a pentagon have?

5


How many sids does octagon?

8


What is the symbol for SIDS?

Red nose