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SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)
The unexpected death of an apparently healthy child. A devastating loss to any family. Much research has been done, yet SIDS remains a tragic mystery. Latest findings indicate an under-developed brain-stem may be part of the puzzle, but how is a child to be diagnosed with this? Currently it is only found by autopsy. Is a CAT scan to become a routine Postpartum assessment? More to come...