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SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome): Its Highest Occurrence Risk in Initial Period of Nursery Day Care--How to Prevent and React to SIDS Problems

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Preface

In 1995, SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) struck my day care center for infants, and we lost a precious life. I felt sincerely sorry for the death, very sad about the accident and ashamed of myself, for failing to fulfill my professional responsibility, which is to ensure that the children we look after get back to their families in as healthy and happy a condition as they were in when they came to our center.

Having an indescribable regret for the loss of that precious life and feeling sincerely sorry for the infant, I almost lost, for a while, my energy to live. Later, however, I came to deeply realize that what I should do for the dead infant is to give to all nurseries a wide range of correct knowledge and information on how to prevent SIDS and to help them prevent SIDS accidents from happening to their children. Then, in 1996, I officially started working for SIDS prevention.

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CRN would like to thank the author for permitting the reproduction of this article, which was originally published in Japanese in the Journal "Ken [Health]" in June, 2009.

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