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Opinion: Breast milk best for babies - Pacific Daily News

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 22:55

Pacific Daily News

Opinion: Breast milk best for babies
Pacific Daily News
The rate of sudden infant death syndrome is decreased in breastfed babies. There is about 15 percent to 30 percent decrease in adolescent and adult obesity in breastfed vs. non-breastfed infants. Breastfeeding promotes mother and baby bonding. It gives ...
MEN BEWARE: Babies are the main owners of women's breastsVanguard
Water is the greatest barrier to exclusive breastfeeding — Ada Ezeogu, UNICEF NutritionistGistmaster (blog)

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A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she's suing the hospital. - Washington Post

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:48

Washington Post

A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she's suing the hospital.
Washington Post
About 3,500 babies die each year in the United States because of “unsafe sleep environments,” such as suffocation or strangulation; some die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Experts say babies who ...
Shocking, disturbing incident at hospital causes huge lawsuitBABW News
Mom who accidentally suffocated newborn in hospital bed sues for $8.6 millionOregonLive.com
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 in the circuit court of the state of oregon ...Oregon Live
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Sudden death of toddler inspired mum to help other bereaved ... - Fife Today

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:10

Fife Today

Sudden death of toddler inspired mum to help other bereaved ...
Fife Today
A singer-songwriter whose toddler son died in his sleep is hoping her Fife connections will help with a final fundraising push to help other parents.

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Deaths from SIDS plummet, but it's still a leading cause of baby death - NorthJersey.com

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 04:49

NorthJersey.com

Deaths from SIDS plummet, but it's still a leading cause of baby death
NorthJersey.com
After N.J. baby's death, foundation in her honor helped lead to huge drop in SIDS deaths. "Back to Sleep"; bare cribs are key. But work still remains.

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Dead baby found in closet accidentally suffocated in child seat: medical examiner - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 15:06

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Dead baby found in closet accidentally suffocated in child seat: medical examiner
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Tarrant County medical examiner's office, however, later ruled Dacion's death as natural, caused by sudden infant death syndrome. A Tarrant County grand jury no-billed Anderson on the endangering charge in February 2016. Court records show the ...
Fort Worth police investigating after baby found dead in closetWFAA

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What is SIDS aka sudden infant death syndrome, what are the causes and how common is cot death? - The Sun

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 09:00

The Sun

What is SIDS aka sudden infant death syndrome, what are the causes and how common is cot death?
The Sun
Most sudden and unexplained deaths happen during the first six months of a baby's life. Infants born early or with a low birthrate are usually at greater risk of the syndrome. Baby boys are usually more commonly affected by sudden infant death syndrome.
Cot death charity raises concerns over Finnish-style 'baby boxes'The Guardian
Cot death charity raises doubts over baby boxes - BBC NewsBBC News
Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warnsThe Scottish Sun
Telegraph.co.uk -Devon Live
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Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warns - The Sun

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 02:39

The Sun

Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warns
The Sun
A COT death charity has raised concerns over the use of baby boxes, which infants can sleep in. The Finnish-style boxes are thought to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) but The Lullaby Trust said there was no evidence to suggest ...
Cot death charity raises concerns over Finnish-style 'baby boxes'The Guardian
Cot death charity raises doubts over baby boxes - BBC NewsBBC News
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in a box? Charity issues adviceDevon Live
Telegraph.co.uk -Netdoctor
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Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty In Sudden Infant Death Case - Nbc 10 - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 19:11

NBC 10 Philadelphia

Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty In Sudden Infant Death Case - Nbc 10
NBC 10 Philadelphia
The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case.

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Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - Houston ... - Chron.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:48

Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - Houston ...
Chron.com
(AP) — The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case. A grand jury investigation found ...

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Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - San ... - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:45

Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - San ...
San Francisco Chronicle
(AP) — The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case. A grand jury investigation found ...

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Global priorities identified to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant Death - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 12:01

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Global priorities identified to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant Death
The Charlottesville Newsplex
"Sudden infant death is a global problem and needs a concentrated effort by international researchers," said Dr. Fern Hauck, professor of family medicine and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, researcher at the University of Virginia. "We have to ...
Naples group publishes sudden infant death research priorities in ...Naples Daily News
Researchers determine priorities to study sudden infant deaths | WSETWSET
Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant DeathUniversity of Virginia
Augusta Free Press -NBC 29 News
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Baby boxes gain popularity as wave of states look to Finland to ... - The Independent

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 04:40

The Independent

Baby boxes gain popularity as wave of states look to Finland to ...
The Independent
To prevent infant deaths in the District of Columbia, lawmakers are considering a tool that has become synonymous with the record-low infant mortality rate in ...

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Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death - University of Virginia

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:42

University of Virginia

Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death
University of Virginia
The paper, “Research Priorities in Sudden Unexpected Infant Death: An International Consensus,” highlights the Global Action and Prioritization of Sudden infant death project – or GAPS – run in collaboration with the Lullaby Trust in the United Kingdom ...
Global research priorities identified for stopping sudden infant death ...Augusta Free Press
Global priorities identified to combat Sudden Unexpected Infant DeathThe Charlottesville Newsplex
UVA Helping Lead International Effort to End SIDS - NBC29 WVIR ...NBC 29 News
Naples Daily News -WSET
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Rise In Sudden Infant Deaths Prompts Warnings To Parents | WAMC - WAMC

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:04

WAMC

Rise In Sudden Infant Deaths Prompts Warnings To Parents | WAMC
WAMC
Cases of infants dying in their sleep are on the increase nationally. The top law enforcement officer in one western Massachusetts county is joining with.

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Serum serotonin levels could identify sudden infant death syndrome cases - The Pharmaceutical Journal

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 07:18

The Pharmaceutical Journal

Serum serotonin levels could identify sudden infant death syndrome cases
The Pharmaceutical Journal
The researchers say the results add to evidence indicating that serotonin metabolism abnormalities may contribute to SIDS and suggest that serum levels of the neurotransmitter could be used as a biomarker at autopsy to differentiate SIDS deaths with ...

Campaign launched to reduce sudden unexplained deaths of ... - Echo

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 22:13

Echo

Campaign launched to reduce sudden unexplained deaths of ...
Echo
The Safer Sleep Campaign has been launched to raise awareness of key risk factors and safer sleep habits that can significantly reduce the risk of sudden ...

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Campaign launched to reduce sudden unexplained deaths of ... - Echo

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:12

Campaign launched to reduce sudden unexplained deaths of ...
Echo
The Safer Sleep Campaign has been launched to raise awareness of key risk factors and safer sleep habits that can significantly reduce the risk of sudden ...

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Bail granted for Farmington man accused of murdering infant son 38 ... - Press Herald

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:13

Press Herald

Bail granted for Farmington man accused of murdering infant son 38 ...
Press Herald
Burton Hagar, 62, is charged in connection with the death of 4-month-old Nathan Hagar in May 1979, a death that was originally attributed to sudden infant ...
Bail Set for Dad Charged 38 Years After Infant's DeathU.S. News & World Report
Bail set for Maine man charged with 1979 death of infant son ...Bangor Daily News

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Reporting SUIDs, sleep-related infant deaths varied among medical examiners, coroners - Healio

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:37

Reporting SUIDs, sleep-related infant deaths varied among medical examiners, coroners
Healio
When examining the same cases, coroners and medical examiners within the United States are inconsistent in their practices regarding the identification and classification of sudden unexpected infant deaths, according to a study published in Pediatrics.