You are almost certainly a carrier of OTC.Babies don't die at 5 days of age from SIDS.Only male infants are affected by OTC and females are the carriers of the gene for this condition.You need to be tested at the Genetics department of a University teaching hospital. There are these departments in Joburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria. The test will not cost you anything as far as I am aware.
Whether your baby son is breast fed or not the outcome is the same and unfortunately this is a lethal genetic condition affecting male infants.
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