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# Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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Smoking, vaping or even having nicotine patches during pregnancy may increase the risk of cot death
New research shows that babies can be at an increased risk of cot death if exposed to cigarettes or e-cigarette smoke while in the womb.
Researchers find potential genetic link to cot death
Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexpected death of a seemingly healthy child.
Babies should sleep in same room as parents to reduce risk of death - doctors
Close to 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from sleep-related deaths.
One fifth of pregnant women smoke or drink
A study into childhood development breaks down the drinking and smoking habits of pregnant women in Ireland.