Informal term for sudden infant death syndrome.
- A thorough investigation into the cause of death is carried out after a cot death.
- Now re-housed, the couple said the cot death of their baby had changed their lives, but had also brought them closer together.
- There it is estimated that the chances of a randomly chosen baby dying a cot death are 1 in 1,303.
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