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Should you put a newborn in a baby box? 4 questions with an expert - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 04:40

Asbury Park Press

Should you put a newborn in a baby box? 4 questions with an expert
Asbury Park Press
McCans said there are roughly 50 cases of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) each year in New Jersey. Experts believe the vast majority of those easily could be prevented. That's why, as chair of New Jersey's Child Fatality & Near Fatality Review ...

Special Onesies to Promote Safe Sleep - Patch.com

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 19:12

Patch.com

Special Onesies to Promote Safe Sleep
Patch.com
“We know that putting babies to sleep on their backs is one of the most effective ways of reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,” said Eric Horowitz, MD, a neonatologist at Beverly Hospital's Special Care Nursery. “In the first days of having a new ...

Parents' permanent memorial to infant daughter at Muster - Gympie Times

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 02:08

Gympie Times

Parents' permanent memorial to infant daughter at Muster
Gympie Times
Ben Willcox, and his wife Elizabeth, lost their five-month-old daughter Jasmyn to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome on June 24, 2017. The couple laid a plaque at the windmill near main stage at the Gympie Music Muster. Rowan Schindler. Mr Willcox said ...

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Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban - Herald Sun

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 05:01

Herald Sun

Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban
Herald Sun
Second-hand smoke has been linked to heart disease and lung cancer in adults, and it puts babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome, lower birth weight, respiratory infections, and more frequent and severe asthma attacks among children.

Parents in Surrey, BC, organize walk to raise awareness of SIDS - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 23:34

CBC.ca

Parents in Surrey, BC, organize walk to raise awareness of SIDS
CBC.ca
It's a new parent's worst nightmare: losing a child to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. That's what happened to a couple in Surrey, B.C., five years ago when their six month old son, Azaan Singh Gill, died in his sleep while taking an afternoon nap.

'Matter of life and death for our babies.' How neighborhoods are saving black children - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 17:12

Sacramento Bee

'Matter of life and death for our babies.' How neighborhoods are saving black children
Sacramento Bee
Many more die in sleep-related incidents such as sudden infant death syndrome or through perinatal conditions such as premature births or low birth weights. A Sacramento Bee investigation found that from 2010 to 2015, nearly a quarter of the 873 ...

Beverly Hospital promotes safe sleep for newborns - Wicked Local Beverly

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 15:47

Wicked Local Beverly

Beverly Hospital promotes safe sleep for newborns
Wicked Local Beverly
“We know that putting babies to sleep on their backs is one of the most effective ways of reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,” said Eric Horowitz, MD, a neonatologist at Beverly Hospital's Special Care Nursery. “In the first days of having a new ...

Health Canada: Baby Nests, Baby Pods Can Pose Suffocation Risk - Huffington Post Canada

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 09:47

Huffington Post Canada

Health Canada: Baby Nests, Baby Pods Can Pose Suffocation Risk
Huffington Post Canada
Holub says research has shown that it is beneficial for babies to share a room with one or more caregivers, as it may reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. In Canada, products that are intended to provide sleeping accommodation for a baby, ...

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Health Watch: Swaddling may save your nerves - Arkansas News

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 06:49

Arkansas News

Health Watch: Swaddling may save your nerves
Arkansas News
Many parents swear by the infant-calming technique of swaddling, or wrapping babies tightly in blankets to help simulate the womb, promote relaxation, reduce crying and control the startle reflex. Is that safe given current research on Sudden Infant ...
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Mentoring moms - Salina Journal

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 17:57

Salina Journal

Mentoring moms
Salina Journal
Before, 84.8 percent of attendees knew to put a baby to sleep on its back to prevent SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. After the class, 95.7 knew and 87 percent said they would tell their care providers about safe sleeping. Another big jump was in ...

Autopsies Reveal A March Of Infant Deaths Tied To Unsafe ... - KGOU - KGOU

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:51

KGOU

Autopsies Reveal A March Of Infant Deaths Tied To Unsafe ... - KGOU
KGOU
Taffy Henderson, a maternal and child health promotion specialist with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, puts a doll into a crib that is meant to show ...

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Autopsies Reveal a March of Infant Deaths Tied to Unsafe Sleeping ... - Oklahoma Watch

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:23

Oklahoma Watch

Autopsies Reveal a March of Infant Deaths Tied to Unsafe Sleeping ...
Oklahoma Watch
Despite more than two decades of national and state safe-sleep campaigns, co-sleeping and other unsafe sleeping practices are playing a significant role in ...

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New pilot program educates parents on safe sleep habits for ... - iFIBER One News

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:49

iFIBER One News

New pilot program educates parents on safe sleep habits for ...
iFIBER One News
MOSES LAKE – A pilot project in Moses Lake sponsored by Community Health Plan of Washington is geared toward promoting safe sleep for babies.

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3 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS When You Put Your Baby In A Crib - Romper

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:27

Romper

3 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS When You Put Your Baby In A Crib
Romper
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) refers to the unexplained death of a baby during sleep, according to the Mayo Clinic. At this time, its exact cause is unknown. Studies suggest, however, that SIDS results from problems with an infant's ability to ...

Many parents not following safe sleep practices - WWSB ABC 7

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 23:29

WWSB ABC 7

Many parents not following safe sleep practices
WWSB ABC 7
About 77% of mothers said they usually, but not always, put their babies to sleep on their backs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said placing babies on their backs before they go to sleep reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...

4 Your Health: Missing message on SIDS; kids high blood pressure; rapid weight shift in young athletes - KVOA Tucson News

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:38

KVOA Tucson News

4 Your Health: Missing message on SIDS; kids high blood pressure; rapid weight shift in young athletes
KVOA Tucson News
Yale researchers found more than half of moms sometimes place infants on their stomachs or sides, which increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. The study shows that mothers with little education were more likely to use the stomach ...

If You Don't Put Your Baby to Sleep Like This, You Might Increase Their Risk of Death - Reader's Digest

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 09:52

Reader's Digest

If You Don't Put Your Baby to Sleep Like This, You Might Increase Their Risk of Death
Reader's Digest
Doing so reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, an unexplained fatal condition also known as SIDS, as well as other sleep-related infant deaths like suffocation, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mothers told ...

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Virginia parents to receive free 'baby boxes,' part of campaign to ... - Washington Post

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 07:45

Washington Post

Virginia parents to receive free 'baby boxes,' part of campaign to ...
Washington Post
Five states already have programs in place to provide education and boxes to all new parents.

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Fewer babies dying in Franklin County amid efforts to educate on infant mortality - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 03:58

The Columbus Dispatch

Fewer babies dying in Franklin County amid efforts to educate on infant mortality
The Columbus Dispatch
1 through the end of June, 72 babies died in Franklin County. That's on pace for a nearly 13 percent reduction from last year's 165 total baby deaths. Most infants die from suffocation while sleeping with parents, infection or Sudden Infant Death ...

Two infant deaths in Milwaukee Tuesday - TMJ4 Milwaukee, WI - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:45

WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Two infant deaths in Milwaukee Tuesday - TMJ4 Milwaukee, WI
WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner confirmed they were called out to Milwaukee's north side for an infant death Tuesday. The report came from near the ...

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