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What doctors want you to know about sudden infancy death syndrome

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It is one of the new parent's greatest fears. A paediatrician explains what SIDS is, the possible causes and if there’s anything parents can do to prevent it.
It is one of the new parent's greatest fears. A paediatrician explains what SIDS is, the possible causes and if there’s anything parents can do to prevent it.
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Your newborn baby is a cooing, giggling, healthy bundle of joy. They feed, they sleep, they poop and they cry like other babies, not fussing too much but just making their needs known the only way they know how – screaming their lungs out.

Then one day they simply just stop breathing. 

We’ve heard stories of perfectly healthy babies and toddlers passing on, with no explanation, leaving parents devastated and confused. The bad new is sudden infancy death syndrome (SIDS) is still a mystery, even to professionals.

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