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Preemie's Nervous System May Raise Risk for SIDS

Premature infants are at higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than full-term babies. The reason may be that their nervous system is underdeveloped.

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Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Last Review Date: 1/16/2012
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