Pediatrics Mass. SIDS

Pediatrics – MA Center for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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Patient Information – Learning About SIDS:  FAQs

Incidence of SUID and SIDS

Approximately 4,500 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly in U.S. every year.  50% are due to SIDS.  Other SUID deaths are due to: medical illness, accidents, homicide, congenital anomalies, suffocation and strangulation, undetermined, unknown.  Deaths due to SIDS declined by more than 53% since 1990.

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Call: 617.414.7437 or 800.641.7437
Fax: 617.414.5555


Boston Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
MA Center for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Dowling Building
4th floor, Room 4204
771 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


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