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    Recommendations for sudden infant death syndrome prevention: a response from FSID

    In the February 2007 issue of the Archives, Mitchell(1) published a discussion document on recommendations for prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), focussing particularly on the advice issued by the Department of Health (DoH) in England on 3 occasions, in 2000, 2004 and 2005. A revised version was published in February 2007,(2) too late for inclusion in Mitchell’s paper. In the paper he reviews some of the...

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    Alcohol as an important risk factors for Sudden Unexplained Death in Infancy

    Dear Editor,

    Professor E A Michell1 has the summarised the evidence for the current UK Department of Health (DOH) recommendations for the prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and suggested other recommendations including the importance of advice on breast feeding and baby pacifiers(1).

    Various studies have documented maternal alcohol consumption, both prenatal and post-natal as an important r...

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