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What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? Why does a child die suddenly?

Why does sudden death occur in small children, why does a well-put to sleep child die, is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome common in children and how can it be prevented, let us know in this report.

It is said that death does not come without warning and does not come at any particular age, but it is very important to be clear about the cause of death and to know the cause of death, a similar situation is found in children also in which the child dies suddenly. Yes, in most of the cases this death occurs while sleeping at night but the surprising thing is that in this case the cause of death of the child is not known.

What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

This is such a strange case in which the child sleeps in perfect condition and condition but is found dead in the morning. These syndromes are mostly seen in children under 1 year of age in which their death is sudden, unexpected and unexplained usually in sleep in which the cause of death of the child is unknown. These syndromes mostly affect children aged 6 months.

What do experts say

Dr. Rakesh Bagdi in the Department of Pediatrics at AIIMS says that when a child less than one year old dies due to some disease, it is called Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. In this, the cause of death of the child could be respiratory infection, low birth weight or any brain infection.

Ways to prevent this

To avoid this, it is very important to take special care of children below one year. For this

– Always make the child sleep on his back so that the small child does not have trouble breathing.

– The temperature of the room should neither be too cold nor too hot, so that the child can sleep comfortably.

– This syndrome is seen more in the children of mothers who smoke.

– Provide a safe environment for the child to sleep.

– Do not cover the child's face with any heavy thing like blanket or quilt while sleeping.

– Do not make the child wear too many clothes at once, due to which the child feels uneasy or suffocated.

– It is safe to sleep in the same room with the child, do not leave the child alone at night while sleeping.

– It is possible to prevent this syndrome through vaccination, please talk to the doctor and get this vaccine.

– It is possible to prevent this syndrome by breastfeeding, so try to breastfeed the child for one year.

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