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What Do We Know About SIDS?

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the term used to describe any sudden unexpected death of an infant whether explained or unexplained (SIDS). The distinction between SIDS and other SUIDs is challenging. A thorough case investigation, including autopsy, death scene investigation, review of infant’s medical history, is required. Death is quiet and silent; sleep related; infant found in all sleeping positions and in all locations.

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Call: 617.414.7437 or 800.641.7437
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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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