SIDS (Cot Death) and Twins

 

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Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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Sudden infant death syndrome is defined as the sudden and unexplained death of a healthy baby under one year of age. It is also called “crib death”, although cribs do not cause SIDS. Rather, the term refers to the circumstances of the death, which generally takes place while a baby is sleeping. Twins and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Each year, an estimated 7,000 babies die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), in the United States alone.

More children die of SIDS than Aids, Cancer, Heart disease, Child Abuse, Cystic Fibrosis and Muscular Dystrophy combined (Holcher. Background Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a major contributor to infant mortality. Previous studies have suggested that infants born of twin pregnancies are at greater risk for SIDS and that a twin who survives after a co-twin dies is at increased risk for SIDS.

twins are at increased risk of fetal and infant death, cerebral palsy and many congenital anomalies. The aim of this study is to investigate whether zygosity is a risk factor for the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Birth registration data and draft infant death certificates for all multiple births in England and. Background: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a major contributor to infant mortality. Previous studies have suggested that infants born of twin pregnancies are at greater risk for SIDS and that a twin who survives after a co-twin dies is at increased risk for SIDS.

The simultaneous sudden deaths of twins rarely occur and therefore it has received limited attention in the medical literature. When the deaths of the twins meet the defined criteria for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) independently and take place within the same 24 h range it can be called as simultaneous SIDS (SSIDS). SIDS is the leading cause of death for babies under 1. Get the facts and learn how to prevent sudden infant death syndrome. Welcome to the American SIDS Institute Welcome to the American SIDS Institute.

As a result of efforts by the Institute and other organizations, the sudden infant death rate is at an all-time low. However there are still about 4,000 sleep-related infant deaths that occur each year in the US. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome CDC Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child of less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires that the death remain unexplained even after a thorough autopsy and detailed death scene investigation.

SIDS usually occurs during sleep. Typically death occurs between the hours of 00:00 and 09:00.

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Sue should explain to the grandmother and the parents that although infants have slept on the abdomen without harm, research has shown that infants sleeping in this position have a higher chance of dying from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than those who sleep on the back.

“Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing E-Book” by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
from Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing E-Book
by Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinney
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Death from an unknown cause during sleep—sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)—is the most common circumstance of infant death between 1 week and 1 year of age.

“Family Medicine: Principles and Practice” by J. L. Buckingham, E. P. Donatelle, W. E. Jacott, M. G. Rosen, Robert B. Taylor
from Family Medicine: Principles and Practice
by J. L. Buckingham, E. P. Donatelle, et. al.
Springer New York, 2013

Suppose that you are investigating the possible link between sudden infant death syndrome (SID) and the sleeping arrangement for the baby: in the same bed as that of the parents; in a separate bed in the same room; and in a separate bed in a different room.

“Medical Statistics from Scratch: An Introduction for Health Professionals” by David Bowers
from Medical Statistics from Scratch: An Introduction for Health Professionals
by David Bowers
Wiley, 2019

Siblings of SIDS victims have the same risk as the general population.

“Forensic Pathology” by Dominick DiMaio, Vincent J.M. DiMaio M.D., Myron H. Dembo, Helena Seli
from Forensic Pathology
by Dominick DiMaio, Vincent J.M. DiMaio M.D., et. al.
Taylor & Francis, 2001

You may have read about the condition or even know someone whose baby died of SIDS.

“Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide” by Janet Walley, Penny Simkin, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham, April Bolding
from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn: The Complete Guide
by Janet Walley, Penny Simkin, et. al.
Meadowbrook, 2016

Even if the risk is increased, families have a 99% chance that their subsequent child will not die of SIDS.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, David Wilson
from Maternal Child Nursing Care
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier, 2013

Subsequent Siblings of a SIDS Victim The next-born siblings of first-born infants dying of any noninfectious natural cause are at significantly increased risk for infant death from the same cause, including SIDS.

“Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book” by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor, Richard E. Behrman
from Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book
by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

• Have two siblings who died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

“Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care E-Book” by Brian K. Walsh
from Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care E-Book
by Brian K. Walsh
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Sleep position on the abdomen has been associated with SIDS, along with congenital abnormalities, sleep apnea, and depressed ventilator response to increased carbon dioxide or decreased oxygen blood levels.

“Foundations and Adult Health Nursing” by Kim Cooper, RN, MSN, Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN
from Foundations and Adult Health Nursing
by Kim Cooper, RN, MSN, Kelly Gosnell, RN, MSN
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Studies conflict on the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in twins.

“AWHONN's Perinatal Nursing” by Kathleen R. Simpson
from AWHONN’s Perinatal Nursing
by Kathleen R. Simpson
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2013

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  • And it didn’t occur to you, the parents, that allowing an INFANT to be injected with MULTIPLE numerous viruses in a one dose vaccine (all at one time), to be an overzealous overdose risk ‼️
    Sad �� and sorry to say, your lack of common sense & research killed your baby.

  • TyQuwanda B. SIDS is something that can’t be predicted in babies. I will educated my parents on safe sleeping patterns and help them understand putting their children on their tummy to sleep put their children at a greater risk of succumbing to SIDS. It is important that parents are given correct and accurate information so they will understand that babies will be placed on their back to sleep unless they have a note from the baby’s doctor.

  • Has there been a study on the baby’s bodies inability to maintain needed bodily functions when asleep? Can it be somehow rooted in the brain that controls automatic behaviour like breathing and even heart rate and when asleep that somehow shuts off in the brain?

  • Fun fact: during WW1, orphanages were losing infants constantly. Not because they weren’t fed. They were. They were also clean and warm. They were still dying.

    The research that followed proved that human babies NEED physical contact and a hell of a LOT of it.

    Putting an infant to sleep alone is against every natural behaviour on the planet, yet we put ours in small cages in quiet rooms away from all contact.

    Why?

  • There’s also something you forgot to note, room temperature. Since babies cannot regulate their body temperature that well any high exposure to hot or cold climates can kill the infant too.

  • I’ve heard physicians with suspicions that many if not most cases of SIDS are truthfully infanticide. The risk factors and increases during times of alcohol consumption seem to indicate that is a possibility. What is your take on that theory?