SIDS

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Ninety percent of SIDS cases occur before an infant reaches the age of 6 months. The rate of SIDS peaks between 1 and 4 months of age. Although SIDS was once considered a rare event during the first month of life, in 2004–2006, nearly 10% of cases coded as SIDS occurred during the first month. SIDS is uncommon after 8 months of age