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SIDS (Safe Sleep)

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[2] Hauck FR, Herman SM, Donovan, M, et al.  Sleep Environment and the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in an Urban Population: The Chicago Infant Mortality Study.  Pediatrics 2003;111:1207-1214.

[3] American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Infant Sleep Position and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.  Changing Concepts of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Implications for Infant Sleeping Environment and Sleep Position.  Pediatrics 2000;105:650-656.

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