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Preventing sudden unexpected deaths of babies and children: an interview with Professor Peter Fleming

Preventing SIDS

SIDS is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby, which usually occurs during sleep. The great majority of the babies are aged between about two weeks and seven or eight months.

Despite very thorough investigation after the death, including a detailed post-mortem and investigation of the circumstances, no adequate cause is found.

The death has a natural cause and seems to be something related to the developmental stage of the baby, but there's no simple explanation for it and it remains unexplained after all investigations.

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