Sudden infant death, bed-sharing and dummies: authors' reply

Haycock, George; Greenough, Anne
June 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p560
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented about avoidance of bed-sharing and the use of pacifiers to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.


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