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Sudden infant death syndromeSSudden infant death syndromeSudden infant death syndromeEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.00000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about sudden infant death syndrome, including its frequency, possible causes and ways to prevent it. Answers from Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p>Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old, which remains unexplained after a thorough investigation and autopsy. SIDS is sometimes referred to as "crib death," because many babies who die from SIDS are found in their cribs. However, cribs have not been shown to cause SIDS. Although SIDS is uncommon in newborn babies, it is a major concern in slightly older babies, and therefore it is important to take the necessary precautions right from birth. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>SIDS is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old.</li> <li>Risk factors for SIDS include sleeping on the tummy, second hand smoke, overheating, premature birth and low birth weight.</li> <li>Prevent SIDS by placing your baby to sleep on their back, avoid soft mattresses, bedding and pillows, do not smoke, avoid overheating and keep the baby in your room.</li></ul>
متلازمة موت الرضيع الفجائيممتلازمة موت الرضيع الفجائيSudden infant death syndromeArabicNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MN;Andrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.00000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>اكتشف الاسباب الرئيسية لموت الرضيع الفجائي مثل النوم على البطن و التدخين اثناء الحمل. احصل على المزيد من المعلومات عن متلازمة موت الرضيع الفجائي هنا.</p>
婴儿猝死综合征婴儿猝死综合征Sudden infant death syndromeChineseSimplifiedNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z53.00000000000009.000000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z了解有关婴儿猝死综合征的信息,包括频率、可能的原因和预防方法。相关信息由加拿大儿童医院提供。<br>
嬰兒猝死綜合征嬰兒猝死綜合征Sudden Infant Death SyndromeChineseTraditionalNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z53.00000000000009.000000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z瞭解有關嬰兒猝死綜合征的信息,包括頻率、可能的原因和預防方法。相關信息由加拿大兒童醫院提供。
Mort subite du nourrissonMMort subite du nourrissonSudden infant death syndromeFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MN Andrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.00000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur la mort subite du nourrisson, comme la fréquence, les causes possibles et les mesures que l'on peut prendre pour la prévenir. Réponses des hôpitaux pédiatriques canadiens.</p><p>La mort subite du nourrisson (MSN) se rapporte au décès soudain et inattendu d'un bébé de moins d'un an, décès que l'on ne peut expliquer même avec un examen et une autopsie approfondis. De nombreux bébé qui décèdent de la MSN sont retrouvés dans leur lit d’enfant. Cependant, on n'a pas démontré que les lits d'enfant sont à l'origine de la MSN. Bien que la MSN ne soit pas courante chez les nouveau-nés, c'est une préoccupation importante pour les bébés plus âgés. Il faut donc prendre les précautions nécessaires dès la naissance. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Le syndrome de la mort subite du nourrisson est la mort soudaine et imprévisible d’un bébé âgé de moins d’un an.</li> <li>Les facteurs de risque du syndrome de la mort subite du nourrisson comprennent dormir sur le ventre, la présence de fumée secondaire, surchauffer la pièce, la naissance prématurée et un faible poids à la naissance.</li> <li>Prévenez le syndrome de la mort subite du nourrisson en plaçant votre bébé sur le dos pour dormir, éviter les matelas mous, la literie et les oreillers, ne fumez pas, éviter de surchauffer et gardez votre bébé dans votre chambre. </li></ul>
Síndrome de muerte súbita del lactanteSSíndrome de muerte súbita del lactanteSudden Infant Death SyndromeSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC53.00000000000009.000000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Lea acerca del síndrome de muerte súbita del lactante, causas posibles de la muerte súbita, su frecuencia y las maneras de prevenirlo como dormir de espalda.</p>
குழந்தையின் திடீர் மரண நோயின் கூட்டறிகுறிகள் (SIDS)குழந்தையின் திடீர் மரண நோயின் கூட்டறிகுறிகள் (SIDS)Sudden Infant Death SyndromeTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC53.00000000000009.000000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>குழந்தையின் திடீர் மரண நோயின் கூட்டறிகுறிகள் (SID அறிகுறிகள்) பற்றியும், அதன் நிகழ் நிலை, சாத்தியமான காரணங்கள் மற்றும் அதை தடுப்பதற்கான வழிகள் உள்ளிட்டவற்றையும் படித்தறியுங்கள்.</p>
اچانک مرنے کا سنڈرومااچانک مرنے کا سنڈرومSudden Infant Death SyndromeUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC53.00000000000009.000000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Zبچوں کی اچانک موت کے سنڈروم (SID سنڈروم)، بشمول اس کی کثرت، ممکنہ وجوہات اور اس سے بچنے کے طریقوں کے بارے میں پڑھیں۔

 

 

Sudden infant death syndrome460.000000000000Sudden infant death syndromeSudden infant death syndromeSEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.00000000000001484.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about sudden infant death syndrome, including its frequency, possible causes and ways to prevent it. Answers from Canadian Paediatric Hospitals.</p><p>Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old, which remains unexplained after a thorough investigation and autopsy. SIDS is sometimes referred to as "crib death," because many babies who die from SIDS are found in their cribs. However, cribs have not been shown to cause SIDS. Although SIDS is uncommon in newborn babies, it is a major concern in slightly older babies, and therefore it is important to take the necessary precautions right from birth. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>SIDS is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby less than one year old.</li> <li>Risk factors for SIDS include sleeping on the tummy, second hand smoke, overheating, premature birth and low birth weight.</li> <li>Prevent SIDS by placing your baby to sleep on their back, avoid soft mattresses, bedding and pillows, do not smoke, avoid overheating and keep the baby in your room.</li></ul><p>In the 1990s, national and international campaigns advising parents to put their babies to sleep on their backs have led to a decline of 50% in the rate of SIDS. Still, in the United States, SIDS remains the leading cause of death in babies who are over one month of age. </p> <p>Baby boys are at higher risk for SIDS than girls.</p> <p>In the USA, black and native Indian babies have a two- to threefold higher risk of developing SIDS than other babies. SIDS is more common in the winter months than in summer. Premature and low birth weight babies, and babies born to teen mothers, are at higher risk. </p> <p>The incidence of SIDS is rare in the newborn period, but it rises soon after the first month. Deaths from SIDS are most common from two to four months of age. Ninety per cent of SIDS deaths occur by age six months. </p> <h2>Recommendations for preventing SIDS</h2> <p>The exact cause of SIDS remains unknown, but a number of risk factors have been identified, such as sleeping on the tummy, second hand smoke, overheating, premature birth, low birth weight, and young age of the mother. As a result, a number of recommendations have been suggested as a way of preventing SIDS. </p> <h3>Back to sleep</h3> <p>Numerous studies have shown that putting a baby to sleep on their tummy leads to a higher risk of SIDS. As a result, in 1992, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement that babies should be put to sleep on their backs. </p> <figure> <span class="asset-image-title">Infant Sleeping Position</span> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/Sleeping_baby_back_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> <figcaption class="asset-image-caption">It is best for babies to sleep on their backs for the first 6 months of life.</figcaption> </figure> <p>The risk of SIDS when a baby is put to sleep on their side is less than that of tummy sleeping but higher than that of sleeping on their back. The problem with putting a baby to sleep on their side is that they can easily roll onto their tummy. </p> <p>Some parents worry that putting their baby to sleep on their back will increase the chance of choking or spit-up. Rest assured that there is no increase in choking in babies who sleep on their backs. </p> <p>Studies have shown that babies who normally sleep on their backs, but who are put to sleep on their tummy occasionally, are at an even higher risk of SIDS than babies who normally sleep on their tummies. This means that even if you consistently put your baby to sleep on their back, but your babysitter decides to put them to sleep on their tummy, they are at higher risk of SIDS. Make sure that all caregivers and babysitters are aware that they must put your baby to sleep on their back. This applies not just to night-time sleeping but also to naptime. </p> <h3>Avoid soft mattresses, bedding, and pillows</h3> <p>Soft mattresses, couches, and waterbeds are unsafe places for your baby to sleep. Soft bedding and pillows can block your baby’s nose and mouth, and therefore can interfere with their breathing and cause SIDS. Placing your baby on their tummy, face down, on soft bedding is especially hazardous. Avoid placing soft materials such as quilts, comforters, or sheepskins under your baby when they sleep. Keep pillows, stuffed toys, and other soft objects out of their sleeping environment. Avoid bumper pads and loose bedding. </p> <p>Use a firm crib mattress, covered by a tightly fitted sheet. If you use a blanket, tuck it around the crib mattress so it does not cover your baby’s face. </p> <h3>Do not smoke</h3> <p>Smoking during pregnancy puts a baby at risk for SIDS. Exposing a baby to second-hand smoke after they are born also increases the risk. Keep your baby in a smoke-free environment. </p> <h3>Avoid overheating</h3> <p>Overheating can increase the risk of SIDS. Avoid overheating your baby. Keep them lightly clothed for sleep. Make sure that their room is at a comfortable temperature for a lightly clothed adult. Your baby should not feel hot to the touch. </p> <h3>Keep the baby in your room</h3> <p>Studies show that when a parent or other committed adult caregiver sleeps in the same room as a baby, but not in the same bed, the risk of SIDS drops by 50%. Most incidents of SIDS occur in babies who sleep by themselves in a separate room, without an adult present. Putting a baby to sleep in a room with their sibling does not reduce the risk of SIDS. </p> <h2>Premature and low birth weight babies</h2> <p>Despite the "Back to Sleep" campaign, many health-care providers in hospital nurseries continue to put premature and low birth weight infants to sleep on their tummy or side. This is because these babies are more easily managed in such positions, and the risk of SIDS is relatively low in the newborn period. In addition, these babies are usually on a monitor, allowing for quick detection of problems. However, parents are likely to follow their practitioner’s lead and continue placing their baby on their tummy or side when they come home. Numerous pediatric societies recommend that all babies, including premature and low birth weight babies in hospital or at home, be put to sleep on their backs as soon as possible. If your newborn baby is in a special care nursery or neonatal intensive care unit and you are concerned that they are being put to sleep on their tummy or side, make sure to discuss this with their health-care providers. </p> <h2>Tummy time</h2> <p>Babies who are placed to sleep on their backs can sometimes develop a flattening of the back of the head. This is less likely to happen if your baby spends a total of 90 minutes on their tummy every day when they are awake, and if you carry them in an upright position when they are not sleeping. Also, when you put them to sleep, try varying their head position each time. </p> <h2>Coping with SIDS</h2> <p>Victims of SIDS die without warning or medical explanation. As a result, their parents face both the unbearable sadness of losing a baby and tremendous guilt. They blame not only themselves, but also other people they may be close to. If you have a baby who has died from SIDS, try not to blame yourself or others. Understand that, although there may be ways to reduce the risks, SIDS can still happen, and there is no known cause.</p> <p>The grief of losing a baby can be overwhelming. You may experience many emotions, ranging from numbness or denial to anger or depression. You and your partner may grieve in different ways, which may cause tension in your relationship. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/sudden_infant_death_syndrome.jpgSudden infant death syndrome

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