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How politicians and experts reacted to roll-out of baby boxes - The Scotsman

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:55

The Scotsman

How politicians and experts reacted to roll-out of baby boxes
The Scotsman
Cot death charity The Lullaby Trust still believe that they box was incorrectly marketed as a way to halt cot death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). A statement from them said: “We acknowledge that for some parents, who do not have an enclosed ...

CHKD shares how to keep a sleeping baby safe - 13newsnow.com

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:45

13newsnow.com

CHKD shares how to keep a sleeping baby safe
13newsnow.com
(WVEC) -- Tragically 3,500 babies in the US die unexpectedly while sleeping, often due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or accidental deaths from suffocation or strangulation. Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters is educating the public on ...
Healthy Start of SR Co. helps moms, babiesGulf Breeze News

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Briefs: Taylor Baumberger awarded Neff Scholarship - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:58

Briefs: Taylor Baumberger awarded Neff Scholarship
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
The goal of baby boxes is to provide a safe sleeping environment for infants, to help reduce the risk of sleep-related deaths and sudden infant death syndrome. Baby boxes are being provided by Marion Public Health through a partnership with the Baby ...

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Bodybuilders beware: Aussie's protein intake may have contributed to her death - Kansas City Star

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:53

Kansas City Star

Bodybuilders beware: Aussie's protein intake may have contributed to her death
Kansas City Star
The National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation reports that up to 20 percent of deaths caused by sudden infant death syndrome may be caused by a metabolic issue like urea cycle disorder. Symptoms can occur at any stage. Young babies with extreme urea ...

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Smart Start Campaign launched by Sutter - Record Bee

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:58

Smart Start Campaign launched by Sutter
Record Bee
Through the program parents will receive education about safe sleep standards for newborns to help families reduce their newborn's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and prevent suffocation deaths. Parents who attend the education session will ...

A Celebration of Life at Upcoming Gala - Hudson Valley News Network

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:56

Hudson Valley News Network

A Celebration of Life at Upcoming Gala
Hudson Valley News Network
Krystal's death was due to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), an umbrella term used to describe the unexplained death, typically during sleep, of seemingly healthy babies less than a year old. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Queensland's high sudden baby death rate studied - Brisbane Times

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 02:01

Brisbane Times

Queensland's high sudden baby death rate studied
Brisbane Times
Queensland has the highest rate of sudden infant death in Australia. Researchers are calling for input from Queensland parents on the sleeping routines of babies born in April and May of this year. Head of the study Professor Jeanine Young says despite ...
Qld s high sudden baby death rate studied - Yahoo7Yahoo7 News

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Qld s high sudden baby death rate studied - Yahoo7 - Yahoo7 News

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 21:33

Yahoo7 News

Qld s high sudden baby death rate studied - Yahoo7
Yahoo7 News
Information on baby's sleeping routines could help researchers find an answer to Queensland's high sudden infant death rate.
Sudden death rates of babies highest in QldSky News Australia

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SIDS and SUID rates continue to drop in NJ, but 'babies are still dying' - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:13

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

SIDS and SUID rates continue to drop in NJ, but 'babies are still dying'
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Sudden infant death syndrome took the lives of 0.22 babies per 1,000 live births in New Jersey from 2012 to 2014, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control statistics. A baby who appears healthy one minute may be found deceased by the time they ...

Rockland launches first baby cafe in Spring Valley - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:03

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Rockland launches first baby cafe in Spring Valley
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Breast milk helps infants fight off illnesses, obesity, ensures proper brain and eye development, and fosters healthier immune systems and digestive tracts, as well as reduces a child's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, among other things ...

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Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies - Miami Herald

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:19

Miami Herald

Breastfeeding is best for both mothers and their babies
Miami Herald
... for each baby and their mother. Some research shows that breastfeeding can also reduce the risk of Type 1 diabetes, childhood leukemia and atopic dermatitis. Breastfeeding has also been shown to lower the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome).

Make A Wish - News3LV

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 09:09

Make A Wish
News3LV
A community's quality of life is directly related to the health of its members, it is for that reason that Southwest Medical Associates works not just to improve the health care system in Nevada but to give back to the community whenever possible. “We ...

Breast still best, but AMA updates breastfeeding position - The West Australian

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:04

The West Australian

Breast still best, but AMA updates breastfeeding position
The West Australian
Breastfeeding is still the optimal infant feeding method, Dr Gannon says. It provides numerous health benefits to the baby, including reduced risk of infection, asthma and sudden infant death syndrome. Longer-term benefits of breastfeeding, stated in ...
Breast milk is best food for babiesPacific Daily News

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Baby boxes to be sent to new mothers in Scotland from this week - The Guardian

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:00

The Guardian

Baby boxes to be sent to new mothers in Scotland from this week
The Guardian
The extent of their potential impact on preventing sudden infant deaths remains unclear, with Scotland's main cot death charity arguing that proper cots and cribs were still the safest options. The £8m-a-year scheme was announced by Nicola Sturgeon ...
Baby box scheme rolled out across ScotlandBBC News
Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleepingThe Independent
Why I won't be signing up to receive a baby box from the Scottish GovernmentGlasgow Live
Herald Scotland -Aberdeen Evening Express
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I feel guilty for not saving my baby daughter's life - why is it still so painful? - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 03:01

Telegraph.co.uk

I feel guilty for not saving my baby daughter's life - why is it still so painful?
Telegraph.co.uk
Our understanding and awareness about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as cot death) has changed dramatically in the time since you lost your daughter. That's both in terms of how we now educate parents about safer sleeping for babies ...

Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleeping - The Independent

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 01:24

The Independent

Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleeping
The Independent
Earlier this month, chief executive Francine Bates, said: “We support all efforts to promote safer sleep for babies, however we do have concerns about the baby boxes being marketed as products which will reduce infant mortality and SIDS (sudden infant ...

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Fundraiser marks 7th year remembering Andrew - Baltimore Sun

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 21:04

Baltimore Sun

Fundraiser marks 7th year remembering Andrew
Baltimore Sun
Andrew died while taking a nap, and his autopsy ruled he died of natural causes, the Dowleys said. His death was placed in the category of sudden unexplained death in childhood, or SUDC – similar to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, but in ...

Parents urged to think about safe sleeping for newborn ahead of baby box scheme - Aberdeen Evening Express

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 10:23

Aberdeen Evening Express

Parents urged to think about safe sleeping for newborn ahead of baby box scheme
Aberdeen Evening Express
Baby boxes, which are popular in Finland and issued by some NHS trusts south of the border, have previously been cited as helping to reduce the rate of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death. However, The Lullaby Trust said there ...

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Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital - Inquirer.net

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 03:52

Inquirer.net

Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital
Inquirer.net
Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital. Agence France-Presse / 05:52 PM August 13, 2017 ... A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing calls for his resignation after at least 64 children died at a government hospital ...
Parents forced to watch helplessly as 64 children and babies die at an Indian hospital as oxygen supply is suddenly ...Daily Mail
Not A Tragedy, It's A Massacre: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Gorakhpur Infant DeathsOutlook India

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Howland fire to help keep babies safe - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 01:25

Howland fire to help keep babies safe
Warren Tribune Chronicle
They said boxes are made from a durable cardboard can be used as a baby's bed for the first months of life to help prevent accidents and Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The program is designed to make sure all parents regardless of socioeconomic ...