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Sleep positioners could cause babies to suffocate | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:42

Daily Mail

Sleep positioners could cause babies to suffocate | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: Despite 12 infant deaths in the US linked to the products, they are still available from Amazon. Mothercare, Tesco, John Lewis and eBay said they ...
Sleep Positioner Pillows Cause Suffocation | POPSUGAR MomsPOPSUGAR

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Key component of respiratory center identified - Science Daily

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 08:50

Key component of respiratory center identified
Science Daily
In a worst-case scenario, it can lead to premature death, as in sudden infant death syndrome. While it is known that respiration is regulated by the brainstem, just how this occurs remains very much a mystery. It is known that there are control ...

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This Common Bedroom Item Can Cause Babies to Suffocate in Their Sleep - POPSUGAR

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 08:01

Daily Hornet

This Common Bedroom Item Can Cause Babies to Suffocate in Their Sleep
POPSUGAR
The FDA released a statement back in 2010 urging parents to stop using the product immediately after 12 infants died while using the pillow. Additionally, in order to best prevent sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, it is recommended that a baby ...
Infant Sleep Positioners Linked to Reports of Suffocation, DeathDaily Hornet

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SIDS rate cut in half, but still major cause of infant deaths - Fairfield Daily Republic

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:29

Plymouth Herald

SIDS rate cut in half, but still major cause of infant deaths
Fairfield Daily Republic
FAIRFIELD — It is difficult to find positives when more than 1,600 infants die each year from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome – especially since medical ...
How to best swaddle a babyThe Epoch Times

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Kansas mom pleads for return of stolen photos of newborn who died - KSHB

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 16:46

KSHB

Kansas mom pleads for return of stolen photos of newborn who died
KSHB
After just four months with her family, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome took Reason away. "She was sleeping, and we woke up and she was gone," Hannum explained. This fall marks the three-year anniversary of Reason's death, which makes the loss of the ...

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Local mother raises awareness about SIDS - WSLS

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:02

Local mother raises awareness about SIDS
WSLS
WYTHEVILLE, Va. - A Wytheville mother is sharing her story during National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month. About 3,700 babies died of sleep-related causes in the U.S. in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Jessica Sexton ...

Infant sleep positioners: FDA warning – Risk of suffocation - Winchester Herald Chronicle

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:35

HealthDay

Infant sleep positioners: FDA warning – Risk of suffocation
Winchester Herald Chronicle
To reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths, including accidental suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants sleep on their backs, positioned on a firm, empty surface. This ...
'Sleep Positioners' a Danger to Baby: FDAHealthDay
Sleep positioners can cause infants to suffocate, FDA warnsKFVS
The FDA Is Warning Parents Against Using Baby Sleep Positioners Due To Possible Safety ConcernsRomper

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How to best swaddle a baby - The Epoch Times

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:18

The Epoch Times

How to best swaddle a baby
The Epoch Times
“The focus of our review was not on studies about swaddling — a traditional practice of wrapping infants to promote calming and sleep — but on studies that looked at Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS),” said lead review author Dr. Anna Pease, “We ...

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Sleep positioners can cause infants to suffocate, FDA warns - KFDA

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 04:22

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Sleep positioners can cause infants to suffocate, FDA warns
KFDA
To prevent sleep-related crib deaths, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics says that babies should sleep on their backs, positioned on a firm, empty surface. There should be no toys, blankets, soft objects, ...
'Sleep Positioners' a Danger to Baby: FDAHealthDay
Infant Sleep Positioners: FDA Warning – Risk of Suffocation (See Video)107.180.56.147 (press release) (blog)
The FDA Is Warning Parents Against Using Baby Sleep Positioners ...Romper

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Would You Pay $450 to Put Your Baby in a Box? - Mom.Me (blog)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:14

Mom.Me (blog)

Would You Pay $450 to Put Your Baby in a Box?
Mom.Me (blog)
“I've been very surprised at how much enthusiasm there's been for this and how people are just jumping on this bandwagon,” says Dr. Rachel Moon, chairwoman of the American Academy of Pediatrics' task force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Sleep positioners can cause infants to suffocate, FDA warns - WTOL.com

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:58

Southern Maryland News Net

Sleep positioners can cause infants to suffocate, FDA warns
WTOL.com
To prevent sleep-related crib deaths, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics says that babies should sleep on their backs, positioned on a firm, empty surface. There should be no toys, blankets, soft objects, ...
FDA Warning: Risk of Suffocation – Infant Sleep PositionersSouthern Maryland News Net

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Owlet's Smart Sock Makes Millions Selling Parents Peace Of Mind -- But Doctors Are Unconvinced - Forbes

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:00

Forbes

Owlet's Smart Sock Makes Millions Selling Parents Peace Of Mind -- But Doctors Are Unconvinced
Forbes
The company's disclaimer notes that the product is not intended to "cure, treat, or prevent any disease or health condition, including, but not limited to, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)." But Owlet does amplify the voices of parents who say they ...

Boy dies after 'scratching chicken pox' so much he got sepsis - Metro

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:42

Metro

Boy dies after 'scratching chicken pox' so much he got sepsis
Metro
Bryan-Andrew Lock passed away in his sleep while staying at his grandmother's on August 11 last year after appearing perfectly healthy only hours before. His mum Jasmine was originally told that Bryan-Andrew had died from sudden infant death syndrome ...

Apprentice star Charleine Wain shaves all her hair off for charity - Devon Live

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:54

Devon Live

Apprentice star Charleine Wain shaves all her hair off for charity
Devon Live
... her son's charity appeal. The Wain family, from Plymouth, hold a raffle every year to fundraise for Derriford's Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) who provided care for their premature son Caylan before he sadly of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in ...

Baby Boxes Become Finland's (Unintended) Gift to Marketing - AdAge.com

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:25

AdAge.com

Baby Boxes Become Finland's (Unintended) Gift to Marketing
AdAge.com
Parents need to watch online videos about sudden infant death syndrome and safe sleep, and complete short quizzes to qualify for the boxes. (Finnbin is announcing the K-C deal as part of a marketing effort around SIDS Awareness Month in October.).

Health advice: Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Temple Daily Telegram

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:09

Temple Daily Telegram

Health advice: Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Temple Daily Telegram
A common error is infants sleeping in car seats outside of the car. A seat installed in a vehicle correctly and positioned at the recommended angle provides a safe sleeping position in the vehicle. However, a car seat placed on surfaces outside the ...

Adorable tot, 3, dies in his sleep of sepsis after 'SCRATCHING a ... - The Sun

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:25

The Sun

Adorable tot, 3, dies in his sleep of sepsis after 'SCRATCHING a ...
The Sun
BRYAN-Andrew was found dead in his bed by his gran after strep A bacteria got into his tiny body via a scratch. It developed into septicaemia, also known as ...

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Boy, 3, dies suddenly after contracting sepsis 'from scratching his chicken pox' - Mirror.co.uk

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:23

Mirror.co.uk

Boy, 3, dies suddenly after contracting sepsis 'from scratching his chicken pox'
Mirror.co.uk
The mum was originally told her son had died from sudden infant death syndrome but it was revealed in February this year he had contracted streptococcus A septicaemia. Little Bryan-Andrew's final words to his mum were "I love you" - and the tot ...
Adorable tot, 3, dies in his sleep of sepsis after 'SCRATCHING a chickenpox scab' – after telling his mum 'I love you'The Sun

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Jennifer Koons to be in Miss United States Agriculture Pageant - The-review

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 06:05

The-review

Jennifer Koons to be in Miss United States Agriculture Pageant
The-review
Colton passed away in August of 2013 due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and they have had many fundraising events to benefit Robert's Program, a SIDS research study at Boston Children's Hospital. To date, they have raised nearly $19,000 for research ...

LSU Health Shreveport stopping sudden epilepsy deaths - Shreveport Times

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 04:46

Shreveport Times

LSU Health Shreveport stopping sudden epilepsy deaths
Shreveport Times
Featured in the LSU Health Research Notebook: Dr. Edward Glassrock's study of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

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