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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: Infant was given routine 2 month IZ on 6/6/00 and on 6/9/00, the infant was found in his crib at 06:15 AM and was not breathing. Maternal grandmother found infant. She states infant was fine after receiving IZ but was fussy but no fever. She reported that she gave the infant o.4 ml of infant acetaminophen to ease soreness in infants legs. She denies any problems, no fever, etc. On 6/7/00 and 6/8/00, child took formula well. On 6/8/00, she fed baby a bottle of formula with cereal and rocked him to sleep. She placed infant in his crib on his stomach. Mother of baby checked on him at midnight and placed baby on his side. At 06:15 AM, grandmother got up, put a bottle of formula in hot water for feeding infant and then went in to check on infant. She states that she thought he was asleep but then noticed infant was not breathing (when she went in the room baby was found on his stomach, face down, in middle of baby crib; covers at waist.) She states she called out to the infant''s mother and to grandfather of baby that infant was not breathing and to call 911. Paramedics arrived and attempted to revive infant, then transported infant to hospital, where staff attempted life saving efforts but were unsuccessful. Autopsy has been performed and per death certificate, cause of death was Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, undetermined circumstances. Health Dept not aware of child''s death until 6/29/2000.
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