First Candle is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. Our current priority is to eliminate Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) with programs of research, education and advocacy.
Living with CAS - cardiac arrhythmia syndromes An arrhythmia doesn’t have to be a death sentence. Once detected, your child’s physician can offer various treatment options based on the type of arrhythmia, the severity of symptoms being experienced, and the presence of other conditions (i.e., diabetes, kidney failure, heart failure) which can affect the course of the treatment.
The manufacturers of this vaccine GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) disclosed in a confidential report to the Regulatory Authority that about 72 babies died within 20 days of receiving Infanrix hexa. They reported that the deaths of these children were due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS) unrelated vaccination. However an Italian Court of Justice Nicola Di Leo ordered that it be made public and is now available on the internet
The mfr. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) disclosed in a confidential report that approx 72 babies died within 20 days of receiving Infanrix hexa due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome (SUDS). GSK said the deaths were unrelated vaccination. However an Italian Court ordered that it be made public.
Sudden Unexpected Death Syndrome – Inspired the film A Nightmare on Elm Street. In the Philippines, the sudden death of a person while sleeping is known as bangungot. The strange disorder kills 43 per 100,000 young Filipinos. Most of the victims are young males. In Thailand, it is believed that the disorder is linked to eating rice cakes. The history of Asia has a rich culture brimming with folklore about nocturnal demons and lethal nightmares. Victims of bangungot have been found to have…
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Gateway. Information and support for parents and loved ones compiled by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Many cases once thought to be sudden infant death syndrome are now believed to be accidents caused by unsafe sleep practices. The image above shows a crib with a teddy bear and bumper — items the American Academy of Pediatrics warns against putting in your baby's crib.