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How much do you really know about SIDS?
by Bambi Turner
When a baby dies suddenly and authorities can't find a reason for the death, the loss is often blamed on SIDS -- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Just hearing these words is enough to send a shiver down the spine of every parent, but it may ease your mind to know that there are real steps you can take to reduce your baby's risk. Take our quiz to see how much you really know about the causes, theories and stats on SIDS.