cot death


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cot death

n. Chiefly British
Sudden infant death syndrome.

cot death

n
(Pathology) the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleep. Technical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (US and Canadian): crib death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cot death - 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
مَوْت سَريري
úmrtí kojence ve spánku
vuggedød
beşik ölümü

cot death

n (Brit) → Krippentod m, → plötzlicher Kindstod

cot

(kot) noun
1. (American crib) a small bed with high sides for a child etc. One of the wooden rails of the cot is broken.
2. (American) a camp bed.
ˈcot death noun
(American crib death) the sudden death of a baby during sleep, which cannot yet be explained medically.
cottage (ˈkotidʒ) noun
a small house, especially in the country or in a village. a holiday cottage in Devon.
References in periodicals archive ?
NEARLY 80 newborn babies in Merseyside have passed away from cot death over ten years.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), commonly known as cot death, is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby for no obvious reason.
KEVIN McKidd swapped Beverly Hills for Ben Nevis to raise funds for a cot death charity.
New parents worry about a lot of things, but research shows their biggest fear is cot death.
NEW mothers should be taught about "safe sleeping practices" for newborns to try to cut the number of babies who die from cot death, health officials said.
Parents who bed share with young babies face a fivefold increase in the risk of cot death.
EastEnders' scriptwriters have plumbed new depths with the show's cot death plot, which sees one mother swap her dead child for another's healthy baby.
Gemma Lee lost her son Tshepiso Mphahlele to cot death in 2008 and is backing the scheme to spare other parents her ordeal.
Despite a drop in the rate of cot death in the UK since the early 1990s, experts are advising parents to avoid dangerous co-sleeping arrangements to help reduce these deaths even further.
Despite a dramatic drop in the rate of cot death in the UK since the early 1990s, experts are advising parents to avoid dangerous co-sleeping arrangements in order to help reduce these deaths even further.
The research from Bristol and Warwick universities also linked parents' drinking and drug taking habits with an increase in the chance of cot death occurring.