• Mothers who smoke, drink alcohol during pregnancy increase risk for SIDS 12-fold

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Sudden infant death syndrome , also called crib death or cot death, is the sudden and unexplained death of an infant less than one-year-old. There is no exact known cause of SIDS, but a recent study shows that mothers who smoked cigarettes and drank alcohol during pregnancy may have babies with a 12-fold increased risk of SIDS.
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