SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)

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unexplained and unpredictable death of otherwise healthy baby that happens during sleep. Also called: crib death.

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS): "Example: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) doesn't happen after 6 months of age."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sudden-infant-death-syndrome-sids/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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