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.
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Jacqueline's two baby brothers died from cot death before she was born, and she said that although it isn't hereditary, she was worried until she got reassurance from a midwife that her baby was okay.
We've known for years that breastfeeding lowers the risk of cot death, but a new study from America has given us a better idea of just how powerful breastfeeding is as a protection against SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome).
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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. This increase is even found in those parents who do not smoke.
TV newsreader Llewela Bailey has labelled the EastEnders cot death storyline 'horrible' and 'ludicrous' after speaking about her own baby tragedy.
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.