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DNA of every baby born in California is stored. Who has access to it? - CBS News

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 21:49

CBS News

DNA of every baby born in California is stored. Who has access to it?
CBS News
Keep in mind new parents are generally sent home with folders full of paperwork including a variety of medical testing forms and pamphlets with information ranging from breastfeeding and vaccines, to sudden infant death and CPR. "Everyone who came into ...

Flower-planting ceremony honors infants lost to SIDS - News 12 Connecticut

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 11:04

News 12 Connecticut

Flower-planting ceremony honors infants lost to SIDS
News 12 Connecticut
Alison Jacobson, the CEO of First Candle, says they planted 147 flowers to symbolize how many babies will die over the weekend from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, and stillbirths. First Candle holds planting events to spread awareness and bring ...

A letter to moms on all the ways you're absolutely not screwing up your kids - Quartz

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 05:03

Quartz

A letter to moms on all the ways you're absolutely not screwing up your kids
Quartz
If you're one of the moms who breastfed your child, you should know that the cells, antibodies, and nutrients contained in your breast milk reduced their risk of asthma, childhood leukemia, childhood obesity, eczema, respiratory infections, sudden ...

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Checking Up ... A Retiring Dispatch; a Clueless Politico - Lynchburg News and Advance

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 02:03

Lynchburg News and Advance

Checking Up ... A Retiring Dispatch; a Clueless Politico
Lynchburg News and Advance
Through the years, she's seen many of the city's biggest events occur sitting at desk in the emergency dispatch center: the 2012 derecho, the 2007 death of Jerry Falwell Sr. (for some reason, that prompted a spate of 911 calls, she told The News ...

Building healthier state starts with helping children (copy) - The Republic

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 01:23

The Republic

Building healthier state starts with helping children (copy)
The Republic
Smoking while pregnant is associated with a higher risk of miscarriage, low birthweight, premature birth, some birth defects and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Our state's struggle with opioid use disorder is also taking a tremendous toll on our babies ...

Local project looks to save infant lives - KTIV

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 07:33

KTIV

Local project looks to save infant lives
KTIV
Melissa Ann West and Allison Ueker started the Briggs and Barrett Project after both losing a son, Briggs West and Barrett Uecker, to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS. The two mothers may have met under tragic circumstances, but formed an instant ...

Remembering Moms, Babies They Grieve In Norwalk - Norwalk Daily Voice

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 05:23

Norwalk Daily Voice

Remembering Moms, Babies They Grieve In Norwalk
Norwalk Daily Voice
Begun as the SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Alliance in 1987, the organization changed its name to First Candle in 2002, when it also expanded its mission to include stillbirth and other Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID). First Candle has a ...

Report into deaths of children in care say cases were let 'drift' - Irish Examiner

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 17:03

Irish Examiner

Report into deaths of children in care say cases were let 'drift'
Irish Examiner
Just hours before the baby's death Gardai had notified the SWD after they found Jack's parents under the influence of substances. He was sent to a relative's but was later joined there by his mother and died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome with her.

Baby 'Jack' died while co-sleeping with his mother who allegedly used drugs - Irish Times

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 09:53

Irish Times

Baby 'Jack' died while co-sleeping with his mother who allegedly used drugs
Irish Times
Tusla social workers “missed” an opportunity to intervene in the case of an infant whose mother was allegedly using illegal drugs and who subsequently died, a review of the case finds. The baby, known as “Jack”, died while co-sleeping with his mother.

Social workers 'missed' chance to intervene on baby who died - Irish Times

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 09:51

Irish Times

Social workers 'missed' chance to intervene on baby who died
Irish Times
The baby, known as “Jack”, died while co-sleeping with his mother. His case is among six reports into the deaths of children in care, or who were known to Tusla, which were published by the independent National Review Panel (NRP) on Thursday. Names ...

Artificial intelligence could help diagnose a deadly heart condition - CNBC

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 07:40

CNBC

Artificial intelligence could help diagnose a deadly heart condition
CNBC
He said it could also be used in hospitals to try and prevent some cases of sudden infant death syndrome. Pharmacists could also one day use it to avoid giving people drugs that may cause them to develop the acquired form of the condition. "There are ...

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Event offers self-care, healing for mothers who have lost a baby - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:27

Los Angeles Times

Event offers self-care, healing for mothers who have lost a baby
Los Angeles Times
That is about the same number of babies that die during the first year of life and 10 times Sudden Infant Death Syndrome totals, according to the CDC. Participants were encouraged to bring a friend or come alone. For many, the pre-Mother's Day event ...

Mother's Day fundraising campaign aims to keep babies safe - Hays Daily News

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 07:38

Mother's Day fundraising campaign aims to keep babies safe
Hays Daily News
A Hays non-profit has rolled out a campaign intended to help keep local babies safe. Hays Area Children's Center launched an online campaign for Mother's Day that is raising funds to help provide safe car seats and portable playards for low-income ...

The SNP has caused its own baby box blues - The Guardian

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 04:31

The Guardian

The SNP has caused its own baby box blues
The Guardian
The same dismissive attitude was on display when the party was challenged over its insistence that baby boxes were instrumental in reducing infant mortality in Finland (a claim for which there is no empirical evidence). Instead of accepting that her ...

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Chicago hospital using cardboard boxes to fight against SIDS - WGN-TV

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 16:04

WGN-TV

Chicago hospital using cardboard boxes to fight against SIDS
WGN-TV
CHICAGO – A hospital in Chicago claims that a cardboard box could save a baby's life, as part of a new initiative to combat Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Saint Anthony Hospital recently partnered with The Baby Box Company and will give new and ...

This $400 crib mattress raises the bar for baby safety — it's super breathable and promotes a healthy sleep environment - Business Insider

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 11:26

Business Insider

This $400 crib mattress raises the bar for baby safety — it's super breathable and promotes a healthy sleep environment
Business Insider
But seriously, folks, because baby safety is serious stuff. I'm sure you know the whole "Back To Sleep" mantra designed to remind parents that babies need to sleep on their backs to help them avoid SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), but at some point ...

Could Lead-Contaminated Water Lead To Infant Death? - WUWM

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 04:08

WUWM

Could Lead-Contaminated Water Lead To Infant Death?
WUWM
Its previous commissioner, Bevan Baker, suddenly resigned. After the meeting, McManus agreed the infant mortality data needed further study. “Do I think it ought to be looked at? Absolutely. Can we do it right now? No,” McManus says. She notes that ...

New study discovers possible genetic link to SIDS - Temple Daily Telegram

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 01:05

Temple Daily Telegram

New study discovers possible genetic link to SIDS
Temple Daily Telegram
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is every new parent's worst nightmare. Sometimes called “crib death”, SIDS is the unexpected demise of a seemingly healthy infant. It often occurs when an infant is laid down to sleep and does not wake back up ...

Saint Anthony Hospital is using cardboard boxes to fight Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:55

Chicago Tribune

Saint Anthony Hospital is using cardboard boxes to fight Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Chicago Tribune
Saint Anthony Hospital in the Lawndale neighborhood has a surprising new tool in its fight against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: the cardboard box. The hospital has partnered with The Baby Box Co., a for-profit Los Angeles company that provides free ...

OPINION: Building A Healthier State From The Child Up - Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 08:12

Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

OPINION: Building A Healthier State From The Child Up
Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH
Smoking while pregnant is associated with a higher risk of miscarriage, low birthweight, premature birth, some birth defects and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Our state's struggle with opioid use disorder is also taking a tremendous toll on our ...