Premature Infants at Greater Risk of SIDS

Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics that hospital NICU’s provide more safe infant sleep education to parents before they go home. 

Premature infants are at a higher risk of SIDS and other sleep-related deaths than full term babies. 

“While we can’t undo a preterm birth, we can help compensate for the accompanying elevated risk of sudden infant death syndrome and …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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