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SIDS: A Silent Killer

October 28th, 2021
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. Want to learn more about SIDS? Read on. First of all, SIDS is the name given to the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of a seemingly healthy baby less than 1 year old. SIDS is sometimes called crib death because it usually occurs when babies are asleep in their cribs. SIDS is a silent killer. About 2,300 babies die of SIDS each year in the US. It is the most common…