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Information on Keeping Infants Asleep—and Alive - King County (press release)

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:10

Information on Keeping Infants Asleep—and Alive
King County (press release)
The Metropolitan King County Council wants to ensure that infants—and their parents—are getting a good night's sleep and reducing the possibility of infant mortality due to unsafe sleep practices and sudden infant death syndrome. The Council gave its ...

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Breastfeeding for 2 Months HALVES Risk of SIDS, Study Finds - NBC 29 News

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:33

NBC 29 News

Breastfeeding for 2 Months HALVES Risk of SIDS, Study Finds
NBC 29 News
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 30, 2017 – Breastfeeding for at least two months cuts a baby's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome almost in half, a sweeping new international study has found. The study determined that mothers do not need to breastfeed ...
Breastfeeding for at least two months 'can halve SIDS risk'Nursing Times

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Researchers find clue behind SIDS - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:34

Researchers find clue behind SIDS
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
A developmental abnormality in babies - especially in premature babies and in boys - has for the first time been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The researchers from the University of Adelaide, Australia, and Harvard ...

Myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert - CNN - CNN

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 02:29

CNN

Myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert - CNN
CNN
The author of "The Happiest Baby on the Block" explains why it's so important to get sleep right, for babies and their parents.
Baby Box program supports SIDS awareness - Journal AdvocateJournal Advocate

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Fresh and Fit: 3 new studies you need to know about - Nooga.com

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 05:00

Nooga.com

Fresh and Fit: 3 new studies you need to know about
Nooga.com
I don't want to imagine anything ever happening to our little girl, and I'm sure that's the case for all the other parents out there. Sudden infant death syndrome is not fun to even think about, much less talk about. But it's better to know the facts ...

Bradley seniors help new parents prevent tragedy. - CIproud.com

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 18:34

CIproud.com

Bradley seniors help new parents prevent tragedy.
CIproud.com
With the help of the Crittenten Center and Oh Chic Boutique, students hosted The Safe Snuggles Community Baby Shower at the Peoria Riverplex to teach parents about dangers of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The Executive Director, Anitza Martins says, ...

Life Without Sleep - The Good Men Project (blog)

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 04:46

The Good Men Project (blog)

Life Without Sleep
The Good Men Project (blog)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or “S.I.D.S.” is a term you hear quite often in the months leading up to childbirth. It's when the baby dies in their sleep for a number of possible reasons. Just another little thing to bounce around in your head while you ...

Grants target infant deaths | Local | The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 22:20

Grants target infant deaths | Local | The Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Seven Indiana hospitals, health departments and nonprofit organizations, including Fort Wayne's Parkview Health network, were awarded $11 million in c ...

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Immigration officials to deport Winston-Salem man who was victim of human trafficking - Winston-Salem Journal

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 20:10

Winston-Salem Journal

Immigration officials to deport Winston-Salem man who was victim of human trafficking
Winston-Salem Journal
This year, in August, he was told to come back in October, and on Oct. 18, he was told he would be deported back to the country where he said he saw his mother beaten nearly to death by police, who also arrested his father for protesting the dramatic ...

Meet the 10 new members of Hopkins' Social Innovation Lab - Baltimore Business Journal

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:54

Baltimore Business Journal

Meet the 10 new members of Hopkins' Social Innovation Lab
Baltimore Business Journal
Her venture focuses on distributing Portable Alternative Cribs, which encourage safe sleep for infants and help prevent sudden infant death syndrome. Eight of this session's ventures will have a Baltimore impact, and two are focused on international ...

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Woman shares story to raise awareness about SIDS - Local 8 Now

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:14

Local 8 Now

Woman shares story to raise awareness about SIDS
Local 8 Now
Austin's death was an example of sudden infant death syndrome due to unsafe sleep conditions. “SIDS is very common, but a lot of people don't know about it until it's too late,” she said. The pain of losing a child is something that any parent would ...

SIDS Is Every Mom's Worst Nightmare—Here's What You Need To Know About It - Women's Health

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 12:31

Women's Health

SIDS Is Every Mom's Worst Nightmare—Here's What You Need To Know About It
Women's Health
Sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS, is universally terrifying because of how random it seems. SIDS is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby less than a year old, the Mayo Clinic says. About 3,500 infants ...

Cot death test on horizon as scientists find missing brain protein puts babies at risk - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:42

Telegraph.co.uk

Cot death test on horizon as scientists find missing brain protein puts babies at risk
Telegraph.co.uk
Babies could soon be screened to find out if they are at risk of cot death, after scientists found a brain protein which prevents the fatal condition. The chemical, known as Substance P, is lacking in babies who die of sudden infant death syndrome and ...
Study reveals possible cause behind sudden infant death | NewshubNewshub
Researchers say they've cracked 'why' SIDS occursABC Local
Why baby boys are likely to die in their sleep than baby girlsThe Standard

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Special Report: Infant Mortality Awareness - WENY-TV

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:44

WENY-TV

Special Report: Infant Mortality Awareness
WENY-TV
Some sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) are related to lack of arousability. If the baby is face down, there is less area for carbon dioxide to go away, and for fresh oxygen to be breathed in. officials say if the baby is laying on it's back, it is ...

Alexandria boxer weaves story of stardom, addiction, loss and recovery - Alexandria Times

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 09:18

Alexandria boxer weaves story of stardom, addiction, loss and recovery
Alexandria Times
While training for the bout that would have sent him to Seoul, Suggs learned his baby daughter, Ashley, had died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. A crack cocaine addiction that had started on the streets of the Port City spiraled larger, the raging ...

SIDS: Sudden infant death syndrome study focuses on role of 'substance P' - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 14:45

The Sydney Morning Herald

SIDS: Sudden infant death syndrome study focuses on role of 'substance P'
The Sydney Morning Herald
Researchers have taken a significant step forward in the quest to identify the cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which claims the lives of dozens of Australian babies a year. The study, led by University of Adelaide researchers, found that ...
South Australian researchers make major breakthrough into cause ...The Advertiser
SIDS breakthrough—why babies shouldn't sleep face downMedical Xpress

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Meriden father charged in death of infant last year - Meriden Record-Journal

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:02

Meriden Record-Journal

Meriden father charged in death of infant last year
Meriden Record-Journal
The medical examiner ruled the manner of death as undetermined, and the cause as “sudden unexpected infant death while co-sleeping in an adult's arms,” the warrant said. The medical examiner noted the infant had “fixed liver mortis and organs with ...

Washoe County deems October as SIDS awareness month - KOLO

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:29

Washoe County deems October as SIDS awareness month
KOLO
Austin's death was an example of sudden infant death syndrome due to unsafe sleep conditions. “SIDS is very common, but a lot of people don't know about it until it's too late.” The pain of losing a child is something that any parent would likely not ...

Is Standard Safe Sleep Advice Inadvertently Causing Infant Deaths? - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 03:11

U.S. News & World Report

Is Standard Safe Sleep Advice Inadvertently Causing Infant Deaths?
U.S. News & World Report
Every year, over 3,500 infants die in their sleep. These tragedies, called sudden unexplained infant death, or SUID, hit every U.S. community – rich and poor. The death rate rivals the number of Americans who died in 9/11. But, unlike a one-time ...