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New Epilepsy Legislation - Story | Central NY - Utica, Rome - WUTR WFXV CNYhomepage

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:52

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New Epilepsy Legislation - Story | Central NY - Utica, Rome
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UTICA, NY (WUTR)---In New York State, Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy can now be put on death certificates, thanks to years of local representatives ...

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Is It OK That My Baby Is 18 Months & Still Taking A Pacifier? An Expert Explains - Romper

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:49

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Is It OK That My Baby Is 18 Months & Still Taking A Pacifier? An Expert Explains
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends pacifier use for naps and at bedtime to decrease the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) until the child is 1 year old, but prolonged pacifier use has been associated with increased ear ...

New Braunfels hospital brings awareness to infant suffocation, strangulation - KSAT San Antonio

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:18

KSAT San Antonio

New Braunfels hospital brings awareness to infant suffocation, strangulation
KSAT San Antonio
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there were about 3,700 sudden unexpected infant deaths in the U.S. in 2015. The three commonly reported types of SUID include sudden infant death syndrome, unknown cause and accidental ...

Virginia Beach woman pleads guilty to running unlicensed day care where infant died - Virginian-Pilot

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:41

Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach woman pleads guilty to running unlicensed day care where infant died
Virginian-Pilot
An autopsy determined that she died from sudden unexplained infant death syndrome. A detective testified at a preliminary hearing in December that when police arrived at Rice's Ocean Lakes home they found a chaotic scene, with 17 children scattered in ...

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Too many parents still put babies at risk of SIDS - CBS News

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:04

CBS News

Too many parents still put babies at risk of SIDS
CBS News
Experts called the findings "frustrating," since back-sleeping has long been promoted as a key way to cut the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In 1994, the U.S. government launched the "Back to Sleep" campaign to encourage parents to put ...
Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely, study saysCNN
Study Finds Parents Failing To Put Infants In Safe Sleeping ...CBS Miami
Ways For New Moms To Make Sure Their Infants Sleep Safe & SoundCBS New York
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Santa Rosa health department celebrates National Breastfeeding Month - Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:39

Santa Rosa health department celebrates National Breastfeeding Month
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Breastfed infants have a reduced risk of infections, asthma, obesity and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome compared with formula-fed infants. • Mothers who breastfeed have a reduced risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer and postpartum depression compared ...

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Box beds to lull local babies to safe sleep - The Marion Star - Marion Star

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:13

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Box beds to lull local babies to safe sleep - The Marion Star
Marion Star
It may just be cardboard, but it could save a life. Marion Public Health is giving away Baby Boxes to lower infant mortality rates.

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Local News: Annual SIDS Walk to be held Aug. 26 (8/21/17) | Le ... - Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 23:08

Local News: Annual SIDS Walk to be held Aug. 26 (8/21/17) | Le ...
Le Mars Daily Sentinel
LE MARS — The recreation trail at the Willow Creek Golf Course in Le Mars will be busy Saturday, Aug. 26, with people participating in the Iowa SIDS ...

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Less than half of mothers place sleeping infants supine - 2 Minute Medicine

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 22:06

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Less than half of mothers place sleeping infants supine
2 Minute Medicine
However, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) continues to be the number one cause of death among post-neonatal infants. Authors of this study surveyed mothers of infants regarding sleeping position practices they intended to follow versus what they ...

More babies dying suddenly in Yorkshire than anywhere else in England - Huddersfield Examiner

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 08:55

Huddersfield Examiner

More babies dying suddenly in Yorkshire than anywhere else in England
Huddersfield Examiner
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of a baby where no cause is found even after post mortem. Though the cause of SIDS remains unknown health professionals advice some things parents can do to ...

'A very devastating feeling': Sask. family prepares to say goodbye to ... - CTV News

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 06:14

'A very devastating feeling': Sask. family prepares to say goodbye to ...
CTV News
Catherine Corrine Shannon Lavallee might only be two weeks old, but her family is already preparing to say goodbye because of a rare and fatal heart defect.

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Health department: Improve lives by encourating breastfeeding - Northwest Herald

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 04:35

Health department: Improve lives by encourating breastfeeding
Northwest Herald
According to the website www.womenshealth.gov, a few of the health benefits babies receive from breastfeeding include lower risks of asthma, childhood leukemia, ear infections and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Breastfeeding helps a mother's ...

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Catawba County WIC offers breastfeeding support - Hickory Daily Record

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:15

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Catawba County WIC offers breastfeeding support
Hickory Daily Record
WIC, or Women, Infants and Children, is a federal program provides are supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutritional education to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women and infants and children up to age 5 ...

With Infant Items and a Box, this OC Nonprofit is Helping Struggling Mothers One Local Charity at a Time - Long Beach Post

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:23

With Infant Items and a Box, this OC Nonprofit is Helping Struggling Mothers One Local Charity at a Time
Long Beach Post
Every Baby Counts, a nonprofit for the health education of newborns and prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, began donating the boxes to Lydia House on Tuesday, August 15 as part of Project Sleep Safe, a newly launched program that gives ...

Prepare To Be Jealous Of This Mom's Awesome Target Maternity Photos - Refinery29

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:50

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Prepare To Be Jealous Of This Mom's Awesome Target Maternity Photos
Refinery29
Parents often call babies born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death a "rainbow baby," and that's what Miller means in this post. Her second child, a boy named Clarke, died when he was three months old from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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Sulphur PD hosting Safe Sleep Baby Shower - KPLC-TV

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:06

Sulphur PD hosting Safe Sleep Baby Shower
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Louisiana has one of the highest rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS, according to the Office of Public Health. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. That's why the Sulphur Police Department and the SWLA Safe Sleep Task Force are joining forces to host a ...

Cot deaths fall 64% over 11 years, ONS figures show - BBC News - BBC News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:18

BBC News

Cot deaths fall 64% over 11 years, ONS figures show - BBC News
BBC News
Official figures show there were 10 "sudden unexplained infant deaths" in Wales in 2015.

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Yorkshire and The Humber has highest number of sudden infant deaths - ITV News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:04

ITV News

Yorkshire and The Humber has highest number of sudden infant deaths
ITV News
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) rates reached a new record low for England and Wales with the rate of 0.30 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014 dropping to 0.27 deaths in 2015. However, the rate in Yorkshire and the Humber showed a small decrease ...

Merit Health Wesley, Women's Pavilion of South Mississippi mark August as Breastfeeding Month - WDAM-TV

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:13

Merit Health Wesley, Women's Pavilion of South Mississippi mark August as Breastfeeding Month
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(The following is a press release from Merit Health Wesley. Visit www.MeritHealthWesley.com for more details.) August is National Breastfeeding Month, and for expectant mothers, it's a great time to learn about the benefits breastfeeding provides for ...

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