SIDS


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SIDS

 (sĭdz)
abbr.
sudden infant death syndrome

SIDS

abbreviation for
(Pathology) sudden infant death syndrome. See cot death

SIDS

sudden infant death syndrome.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SIDS - sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep
Translations
Kindstod

SIDS

[ˈsɪdz] n abbr (=sudden infant death syndrome) → SMSN m(= syndrome de mort subite du nourrisson)

SIDS

abbr sudden infant death syndrome. V. syndrome.
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Sharifah Mastura Syed Abdullah, Director of IPI, UKM thanked UNESCO Jakarta Office for entrusting IPI, UKM with leading this important task of producing CCE materials for SIDS in Asia Pacific and informed on the facilities in IPI for CCE.
But the health of oceans is essential not only for SIDS," Graziano da Silva added, "it is a condition for global development, and shared prosperity.
SIDS deaths peak in infants between ages 2 and 4 months, and then decline, (3) with males more likely to be affected than females.
This means where co-sleeping occurs, there may be an increase in the number of cases of SIDS.
The updated recommendations - which cover the first 12 months of a child's life - state that healthcare professionals should inform parents and carers that the association between co-sleeping and SIDS is likely to be greater when they, or their partner, smoke.
We're not telling people not to co-sleep with their babies, we know that could get in the way with breastfeeding, but there is an association with SIDS and it's better that parents should know and make their own judgments," he said.
It also states that they should tell parents and carers that the association between cosleeping and SIDS may be greater with recent alcohol or drug consumption by the parent or carer, or a low birthweight or premature infants.
Speaking at the opening of the conference, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "combating climate change, promoting sustainable development and addressing the vulnerabilities of SIDS will demand partnership, capacity-building and leadership.
But the figures were met with concern from the Lullaby Trust whose chief executive, Francine Bates, said: "It's incredibly disappointing to see the SIDS rate has not significantly decreased and that SIDS accounted for 8% of all infant deaths in 2012.
The SIDS - Lighthouses initiative is a systematic approach for the transition to renewables in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Chemical clues in the brains of SIDS victims now indicate a link to breathing problems, Adelaidenow.
In 2013, Team Taylor started the Arcadia Family Fun Run to raise money for SIDS prevention and awareness.