Cot deaths

November 1991
New Scientist;11/2/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1793, p16
Reports that the Department of Health in Great Britain has commissioned a team of six experts to investigate the effect of sleeping position on infant deaths. Integration of the findings in the 'Pregnancy Handbook,' which all new mothers receive; Studies indicating that laying a baby to sleep on its front significantly increases its chances of a cot death; Campaign to prevent cot death in New Zealand.


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