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October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - Circleville Herald

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 02:03

Circleville Herald

October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Circleville Herald
“Despite the existence of proactive steps parents can take to reduce their baby's risk of infant death, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) remains the leading cause of death for infants one month to one year of age,” said Dr. Carolyn Yost of Berger ...

Erie-area families find support after pregnancy, infant losses - GoErie.com

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 23:11

GoErie.com

Erie-area families find support after pregnancy, infant losses
GoErie.com
So if a baby passes from SIDs (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), we will also help.” The nonprofit's women's support group meets once monthly, and its men's support group met for the first time Saturday. Emma's Footprints has helped more than 400 families ...

South Australian researchers make major breakthrough into cause ... - The Advertiser

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 18:55

The Advertiser

South Australian researchers make major breakthrough into cause ...
The Advertiser
A BREAKTHROUGH South Australian study has found a strong link in cases of babies who die of sudden infant death syndrome, giving families hope the key to unlocking the tragic cause of death is closer.
SIDS: Sudden infant death syndrome study focuses on role of 'substance P'The Sydney Morning Herald
SIDS breakthrough—why babies shouldn't sleep face downMedical Xpress
Scientists identify chemical linked to SIDSTen Eyewitness News
EurekAlert (press release) -Sky News Australia -InDaily
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'We've never heard him admit it': Utah man pleads guilty to child abuse 29 years after her death - Salt Lake Tribune

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 18:00

Salt Lake Tribune

'We've never heard him admit it': Utah man pleads guilty to child abuse 29 years after her death
Salt Lake Tribune
On the day the child died, he said, he “was heavily under the influence of illegal drugs and slept much of the day, not providing care or supervision of the children or [Vanessa]. … During that time [she] suffered multiple bruises/injuries to her head.”.

OCC suspends Portland day care's license after two reported infant ... - KATU

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:42

KATU

OCC suspends Portland day care's license after two reported infant ...
KATU
State regulators suspended a northeast Portland day care's license just a few weeks after a baby in their care became unresponsive and later died in the ...

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Pathologists under enormous pressure - Independent Online

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 06:16

Independent Online

Pathologists under enormous pressure
Independent Online
DEALING WITH THE DEAD: Professor Johan Dempers, head of forensic medicine and pathology at Tygerberg mortuary, during an interview with the Cape Argus. Picture: Henk Kruger / ANA. Cape Town - A senior forensic pathologist is concerned about the ...

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Day care suspended after two infant deaths in two years - Oregon Live - OregonLive.com

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 05:01

OregonLive.com

Day care suspended after two infant deaths in two years - Oregon Live
OregonLive.com
Portland police are investigating the Oct. 6 death of a 10-month-old boy found unresponsive at a Northeast Portland day care where another infant died last year.

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Baby shower educates Topeka community on safe sleep habits for infants - Topeka Capital Journal

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 14:36

Topeka Capital Journal

Baby shower educates Topeka community on safe sleep habits for infants
Topeka Capital Journal
29, attended the third annual Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods community baby shower to educate the Topeka community about safe sleep habits, breastfeeding and a variety of other healthy practices to prevent “sudden unexplained infant death” or SUID, ...

Sheppey: Charity football match held in memory of baby who died three years ago - Kent Online

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:02

Kent Online

Sheppey: Charity football match held in memory of baby who died three years ago
Kent Online
... Harry's daughter, Imogen, who died in her sleep on October 18, 2014, when she was six-months-old. A charity football match last Saturday has so far raised more than £1,140 for the Lullaby Trust, which raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month - Arab American News

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:37

Arab American News

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Arab American News
In 2015, 23,000 infants died in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the five leading causes of death were birth defects, preterm birth, sudden infant death syndrome, pregnancy complications and injuries.

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Remember the babies: Clear Lake woman tattoos footprints for SIDS - Mason City Globe Gazette

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:04

Mason City Globe Gazette

Remember the babies: Clear Lake woman tattoos footprints for SIDS
Mason City Globe Gazette
CLEAR LAKE | A Clear Lake business owner is tattooing baby footprints for those who have lost babies to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, and donating the proceeds through October. Studio 65 Owner Merry Weiss had a baby boy, Kinzer, three ...

McKean County DA's office, Human Services working on parent resources - Bradford Era

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 07:20

McKean County DA's office, Human Services working on parent resources
Bradford Era
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics and other organizations revealed in reports that accidents, sleep-related deaths and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome are the most common causes of death among healthy ...

Letter: Smoking while pregnant is bad - The Republic

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:42

Benitolink: San Benito County News

Letter: Smoking while pregnant is bad
The Republic
Even worse, babies whose mothers smoked during pregnancy or who are exposed to secondhand smoke after birth are more likely to die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). October is Pregnancy Loss and Infant Loss Awareness month. What a better ...
Health Officials Make Recommendations to Prevent SIDSBenitolink: San Benito County News

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Health Officials Make Recommendations to Prevent SIDS - Benitolink - Benitolink: San Benito County News

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:41

Benitolink: San Benito County News

Health Officials Make Recommendations to Prevent SIDS - Benitolink
Benitolink: San Benito County News
October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month. Incidents of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUIDS) remain low in San ...

FirstLight conference in Portlaoise aims to help doctors, nurses and others help parents deal with a child's sudden ... - Leinster Express

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:39

Leinster Express

FirstLight conference in Portlaoise aims to help doctors, nurses and others help parents deal with a child's sudden ...
Leinster Express
FirstLight, formerly Irish Sudden Infant Death Association, promotes and supports a compassionate and collaborative culture among front line professionals in the health service who engage with parent who have suffered the sudden loss of a child ...

Suffocation warning issued to parents of infants - WAND

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:08

WAND

Suffocation warning issued to parents of infants
WAND
DCFS statistics say suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) are leading clauses of death for children at the age of 1 or younger. Co-sleeping between a parent and infant is considered dangerous, especially if the adult is exhausted or under ...
Ask the Expert: When putting your baby to bed, follow safe-sleep ABCsMuncie Star Press

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Smoking around a baby - South Bend Tribune

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:04

LSU Now

Smoking around a baby
South Bend Tribune
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, secondhand smoke causes ''numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections, and sudden infant death ...
Dear Annie: Pressure is on grandma to kick bad habit | Lifestyles ...Observer-Reporter
Dear Annie | Lifestyles | bismarcktribune.comBismarck Tribune

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Awareness can reduce SIDS cases - Parsons Sun

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:12

Awareness can reduce SIDS cases
Parsons Sun
The cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is still unknown, but increased awareness has helped decrease the incidences of sleep-related infant deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2015 there were approximately ...

How parents can prevent SIDS - Statesman Journal

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:01

Statesman Journal

How parents can prevent SIDS
Statesman Journal
About 3,700 infants died from Sudden Unexpected Infant Death in the United States in 2015. About 1,600 of them died from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. SIDS deaths are those that cannot obviously be explained after investigation. Over the past 25 years, ...

Health Alerts: Infant sleep positioners, bouncer seats, and more - AAP News

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:07

Health Alerts: Infant sleep positioners, bouncer seats, and more
AAP News
To reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths, including accidental suffocation and sudden infant death syndrome, follow the ABCs of safe infant sleep: Alone on the Back in a bare Crib. For details, visit AAP HealthyChildren.org at http://bit.ly ...