TITLE

Sudden infant death syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
McKenna, James J.
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Mothering;Oct-Dec96, Issue 81, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Possible causes of SIDS; Solitary infant sleep; Cosleeping research.
ACCESSION #
9612022116

 

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