Essays Tagged: "Sudden infant death syndrome"

SIDS research paper

Sudden Infant Death SyndromeDo you know of a young child that has died of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Shiloh"

. The raising action takes over, when the baby, Randy was four months and three days. Randy died of sudden infant death syndrome, as Marble thinks Randy died of neglect. As they took Randy to the emer ...

(4 pages) 174 2 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Excellent paper on SIDS.. 15 Pages w/Works cited Excellent WorkSudden infant death syndrome, better known as S.I.D.S., is one of the leading causes for the inflate ... however, as public awareness is ever increasing. Thus, the purpose of this paper will be to explain sudden infant death syndrome and its known or suggested causes. Also, the history of SIDS, the probl ... be acceptable to all. The current definition of SIDS, developed in 1969, states SIDS as being 'the sudden death of any infant or young child which is unexpected by history and in which a thorough pos ...

(16 pages) 293 1 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The disadvantages of smoking

of new bones. Smoking during pregnancy damages the unborn child, and also increases the chances of sudden infant death syndrome. Smoking causes the premature deaths of 417, 000 Americans each year. A ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Pregnancy and Smoking. This is a Term Paper that I got an (A) on. It's 7 pages long including Bibliography. My research has been wide and thorough enough to support my thesis or purpose.

been linked to increase childhood cancer and at least one study has reported a relationship between sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and smoking during pregnancy.II. Ways in Which the Public is Edu ...

(5 pages) 587 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Second-hand smoke and children.

if the mother smokes, her baby smokes with her. This child would also have a higher risk of having Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), stillbirth or miscarriage than would a child of a mother who di ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Breast feeding.

ision. Breast milk is also easier to digest than cow's milk. There is also a lessened risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), no chance of overfeeding, it promotes good jaw development, as well a ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The effects of tobbacco and alcohol during pregnancy

ikely to have under developed babies. A baby born to a mom that smokes is twice as likely to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. If a smoking mom quits early in pregnancy, the baby could do as well a ...

(2 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Hazards of Smoking

n babies born to mothers that don't smoke. Smoke inhalation contributes to babies being victims of "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome."In conclusion, if you are thinking about smoking, think twice because ...

(5 pages) 123 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is called "to build or not to build" it is talking about the log house in the short story "shiloh" by Bobbie Ann Manson. it is 4 pages and includes themes of love and marriage

y what happened to Norma Jean. However, the baby died at the age of four months and three days from sudden infant death syndrome. About fifteen years later Norma Jean finds herself living in a small r ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tobbaco

or 1,900 to 4,800 deaths during or immediately after parturition, and for 1,200 to 2,200 death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (7).Maternal smoking has been implicated in long term deficits in infan ... otine, proposes that maternal smoking correlates highly with parturitional/neonatal death including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Nicotine exposure of fetal rats reproduces the increased mortal ...

(5 pages) 49 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

good night, expecting to hear the gentle breath of her baby. Instead all that she hears is silence. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the "sudden death of an infant under one year of age which re ... tc.), and a soft mattress. By definition, the causes of SIDS are not known. Attempts to explain the sudden and unexpected death of an infant adequately have been difficult since earliest times.Initial ...

(6 pages) 106 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

SMOKING: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Health

sell Thompson II, or Rusty, my first nephew, died. He was 2 months old. His death was attributed to Sudden Infant Death syndrome (SIDs).In September 1977, Katherine Loy-Richardson, my Aunt Kat, died. ... iddle ear infections. Infants born to women who smoked during pregnancy are more likely to die from Sudden Infant Death syndrome (SIDs). As a matter of fact, two noted experts, Todd Huffman, M.D., Chi ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"SIDS"

Sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, is one of the leading causes for the inflated infant mo ...

(1 pages) 56 2 2.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Smoking

ning the oxygen is passed over less effectively to the baby 4) Miscarriage or stillborn.The risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome triples if the mother has smoked during pregnancy. "It is estimated tha ...

(1 pages) 520 1 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

he distinguishing characteristics and the severity of the symptoms varies from person to person. In sudden infant death syndrome, also popularly known as crib death or cot death, it is defined as a su ... o old beliefs system, lack of knowledge on natal care and pure ignorance.How is SIDS diagnosed? The sudden death of an infant may be considered as SIDS death through autopsy in order to rule out other ...

(10 pages) 96 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Infants that sleep in a supine position have shown a decrease risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Infants, however, seems to sleep in discomfort in a supine posi ... ce to SIDS, signify the importance of the knowledge gained from the study.Reference:Byard RW (1995) Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - a 'diagnosis' in search of a disease. Journal of Clinical Forensic Me ... disease. Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine 2, 121-128.Cheron G and Timsit S (2003) Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome. Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction (Pa ...

(6 pages) 59 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Child Abuse And Dave Pelzer

SIDS, What Everyone Needs to Know Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a disease that has a major effect on society, yet there is no ... on society, yet there is no known reason or cure for it. SIDS is a medical term that describes the sudden death of an infant, which still remains unexplained. All known possible causes were carefully ... female children, and more often in those who have been born prematurely or had a low birth weight ("Sudden" 411). Studies at Harvard have found that a high number of SIDS babies exhibit b ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Review of Postnatal Health Care

rged placenta4,5. The infant also faces a greater risk of developing asthma and allergies diseases, sudden infant death syndrome, pneumonia5,6. Interesting, Manella carried out a study7 which showed i ...

(12 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Truth About Ciggarettes

ferent types of cancer; premature wrinkles; yellow teeth; and cigarettes are even linked with SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). According to Readers Digest, "They are the only legal product, that w ...

(3 pages) 452 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol