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Too close for comfort? Debate on bed sharing with baby continues - Irish Examiner

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 05:04

Irish Examiner

Too close for comfort? Debate on bed sharing with baby continues
Irish Examiner
He believes their brains develop more optimally, leading to fewer behavioural problems in later life. Consequently, he believes babies should sleep on their mothers' chests for the first few weeks of life and share their beds until age three. What's ...

Fairfield day care operator gets 2 1/2 years for baby's Benadryl death - WABC-TV

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 14:19

News 12 Connecticut

Fairfield day care operator gets 2 1/2 years for baby's Benadryl death
WABC-TV
Police say Cardillo operated an unlicensed day care facility at her home on Edgewood Road in Fairfield for 11 years and had purchased 90 bottles of Benadryl over a three-year span. Four-month-old Adam Seagull, of Shelton, had been in her care for 11 ...
Fairfield day care owner gets 30 months for killing child with ...CT Post
Fairfield day care operator sentenced in 4-month-old's deathNews 12 Connecticut

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Heartbroken Sheffield family pay tribute 'special little boy' who died aged just 13 weeks - The Star

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 09:55

Heartbroken Sheffield family pay tribute 'special little boy' who died aged just 13 weeks
The Star
A heartbroken family have paid tribute to their 'special little boy' who passed away aged at just 13 weeks old. Tiny Caleb Riley Kear, from Batemoor, died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and now his family have started a fundraising page to go ...

'She's still in our hearts': Mattituck family left searching for answers - Suffolk Times

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 04:19

Suffolk Times

'She's still in our hearts': Mattituck family left searching for answers
Suffolk Times
While similar to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, which involves children less than a year old, SUDC refers to the unexplained deaths of seemingly healthy children ages 1 to 18, according to the SUDC Foundation. It occurs in approximately one out of 100 ...

The Medical Minute: Despite Warnings, Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist - Newswise (press release)

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 13:38

The Medical Minute: Despite Warnings, Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist
Newswise (press release)
“We see several co-sleeping deaths or near deaths,” said Amy Bollinger, manager of the Pediatric Trauma and Injury Prevention Program at Penn State Children's Hospital. The Back to Sleep campaign in the 1990s, which taught parents to always place ...

Monument company takes woman's money, still hasn't delivered gravestone a year later - kjrh.com

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:48

Monument company takes woman's money, still hasn't delivered gravestone a year later
kjrh.com
'"She's happy as ever,” Baker said. “She's eight and a half months. She has all of her shots. I woke up one morning and we were in the back room and she wasn't breathing." The doctors said it was sudden infant death syndrome. Her daughter died Sept. 26 ...

Smoking and Breastfeeding - News-Medical.net

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 03:46

News-Medical.net

Smoking and Breastfeeding
News-Medical.net
Female smokers usually show less interest in breastfeeding as they believe that formula food is a safer alternative. Infants born to women smokers have shown to be prone to lung infections, SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), and asthma. Credit: Sata ...

Infant formula upgrade: Prebiotics may boost memory - Medical News Today

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 01:09

Medical News Today

Infant formula upgrade: Prebiotics may boost memory
Medical News Today
For this reason, it is important that infant formula provides the best start in life and mimics the incredible capabilities of breast milk as closely as possible. Already, infant formula is a good substitute, but there is always room for improvement ...

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Sleep safety for baby: Experts stress importance of ABCs of infant sleeping - Vincennes Sun Commercial

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 22:02

Vincennes Sun Commercial

Sleep safety for baby: Experts stress importance of ABCs of infant sleeping
Vincennes Sun Commercial
ANDERSON — Despite making every effort to protect their child, some parents have put a baby to bed only to have the infant die while sleeping. Efforts to raise awareness on safe sleeping practices since the 1990s have helped make a difference in the ...

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A Montana Prosecutor Wants To Jail Moms-To-Be Who Drink Or Do Drugs - HuffPost

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:31

HuffPost

A Montana Prosecutor Wants To Jail Moms-To-Be Who Drink Or Do Drugs
HuffPost
Heroin use during pregnancy is associated with everything from birth defects to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). But research and experience show that treating pregnant women punitively can do more harm than good. An already vulnerable population ...

Hugo's of Crookston, with an assist from their customers, donates to RiverView's Children's Fund - Crookston Daily Times

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:59

Crookston Daily Times

Hugo's of Crookston, with an assist from their customers, donates to RiverView's Children's Fund
Crookston Daily Times
Projects made possible through the Children's Fund include additions to the Fast ForWord Reading Improvement Program, comfort teddy bears and dogs for children in the Emergency Department or having surgical procedures, CPR infant training kits, Halo ...

Around Ohio, Visiting Nurses Go House-To-House Fighting Infant Mortality - WOSU

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:00

WOSU

Around Ohio, Visiting Nurses Go House-To-House Fighting Infant Mortality
WOSU
Infant mortality is defined as the death of a baby before their first birthday. And baby Jacqueline is especially high-risk. She was born early at 37 weeks. Reynolds supports the family on a very low income. She and her other two daughters lived in a ...

Grieving Nunavut couple could get stuck with GN's legal bills - Nunatsiaq News

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 07:33

Nunatsiaq News

Grieving Nunavut couple could get stuck with GN's legal bills
Nunatsiaq News
Originally, http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674parents_of_deceased_nunavut_baby_demand_coroners_inquest1/” title=“Nunavut's chief coroner”>Nunavut's chief coroner listed the cause of death of Baby Makibi as sudden infant death syndrome ...

In Alabama, it could soon be illegal to smoke in your car if kids are inside - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:28

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

In Alabama, it could soon be illegal to smoke in your car if kids are inside
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Secondhand smoke, or tobacco smoke unintentionally inhaled by nonsmokers while they are around a smoker, has been linked to heart and lung disease, sudden infant death syndrome, ear and lung infections and worsening heart disease and asthma, according ...

Lillian E. Nickens, 86, songwriter - The Philadelphia Tribune

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:15

The Philadelphia Tribune

Lillian E. Nickens, 86, songwriter
The Philadelphia Tribune
Lillian E. Nickens, a poet and songwriter, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. She was 86. She was born on Oct. 21, 1931, to the late Theodore and Evelyn Smith. She was the firstborn of her 12 siblings, one of whom died at birth. All of her family members ...

CDC Offers Refresher on Safe-sleep Practices for Infants - AAFP News

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:17

AAFP News

CDC Offers Refresher on Safe-sleep Practices for Infants
AAFP News
The CDC released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Vital Signs report highlighting the need to remind patients about safe sleeping practices for babies.

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Death by inequality: Poverty and racism are killing America's children - NationofChange

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:12

NationofChange

Death by inequality: Poverty and racism are killing America's children
NationofChange
“From 2001 to 2010 the risk of death in the U.S. was 76 percent greater for infants and 57 percent greater for children ages 1–19.” “During this decade, children ages 15–19 were eighty-two times more likely to die from gun homicide in the U.S. Over the ...

Parents honor 'lost angels' - Altoona Mirror

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:02

Altoona Mirror

Parents honor 'lost angels'
Altoona Mirror
Greg became father to a set of twins, a boy and a girl, but his daughter died of Sudden Infant Death syndrome at 6 months. That's where the problem accelerated, Lynam said. “(It's) where we lost him,” said Lynam, who called her son a kindhearted ...

Sleep safety for baby - The Herald Bulletin

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 04:48

The Herald Bulletin

Sleep safety for baby
The Herald Bulletin
Researchers from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development report infants sleeping in adult beds are 20 times more likely to suffocate than infants who sleep alone in a crib. The majority of ...

Why the US is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into' - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 03:41

Why the US is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into'
WatertownDailyTimes.com
A few specific causes of death were noteworthy, the researchers wrote. The leading cause of death among U.S. infants was extreme immaturity, and this was three times more likely to affect American infants than those born in the OECD19 nations. The No ...