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Infant Mortality: SIDS

What is SIDS?

SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, occurs when a baby dies unexpectedly from an unknown cause.  Here are some related terms and keywords to get you started:

"cot death"; "crib death"; "sudden infant death syndrome‚Äč"; "SUID"; "sudden unexpected infant death"


Relevant databases for this topic are listed below, along with links to articles that will help you get a sense of what each database has to offer. If you need any help with databases, see Ms. Forfa!


MLA citation for image: SIDS Risks, 16 November 2016. Kidspot. Accessed 1 March 2018.