Dummies, breastfeeding and prevention of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Mayes, Georgina; Timms, Lynn; Epstein, Joyce; Poyser, Krissie
February 2011
Community Practitioner;Feb2011, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p14
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor and a response are presented in which the sender discusses the tips offered by the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID) to reduce the risk of sudden death syndrome (SIDS).


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