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Born in Peel: Examining Maternal and Infant Health

Arrow BulletFirst Year of Life

Baby smileThe first year of a child’s life is critical to their development. Healthy children are more likely to grow up to be healthy adolescents and healthy adults. This chapter focuses on infant mortality and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), as well as the most common causes of hospitalization and emergency department visits among infants less than one year of age.

First Year of Life (PDF 7 pages, 184KB)

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