APHJ – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) with Dr. Andrew Baker

Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County Medical Examiner, discusses the third leading cause of infant mortality in the first year of life and the leading cause of infant deaths from 1 month to 1 year of age — that is, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths. Recorded January 15, 2014

What is SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a sudden and unexpected death of an infant of age below 12 months (the maximum of SIDS incidences occurs between 2nd and 4th months of child’s age). SIDS is the most common cause of infants’ deaths in first world countries and occurs roughly once […]