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Philly Sleep Campaign Aims To Lower Infant Mortality Rate - CBS Philly

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:19

CBS Philly

Philly Sleep Campaign Aims To Lower Infant Mortality Rate
CBS Philly
The babies are not on couches or beds, or near any soft objects like crib bumpers, which are all risk factors for sudden infant death. Philadelphia's infant mortality rate is above the national average. “One baby in Philadelphia dies every 12 days ...

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Infant deaths often sleep related - Northeast Arkansas Town Crier (blog)

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 03:52

Infant deaths often sleep related
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier (blog)
In an effort to find out what contributes to sudden infant death in Arkansas, the committee for Aging, Children and Youth, and Legislative Affairs is given an annual report from the Arkansas Infant and Child Death Review Program. This report was ...

Childcare staff to overrule parent wishes in national baby sleep safety crackdown - Herald Sun

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 03:20

Herald Sun

Childcare staff to overrule parent wishes in national baby sleep safety crackdown
Herald Sun
In a bid to reduce cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, staff will ignore the wishes of parents who want their babies to sleep on their front or side, unless a valid medical reason is provided. The charity Red Nose, which aims to raise awareness of ...

Mother heard screaming 'my babies' when she found two of her triplets dead in cot - The Independent

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:43

The Independent

Mother heard screaming 'my babies' when she found two of her triplets dead in cot
The Independent
A post-mortem examination is underway, including a test to see if Charlie and Noah died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The triplets were treated in a neonatal intensive care unit after they were born prematurely in April but went home with Ms Owens ...
Mother Of Triplets Finds Two Babies Dead, Runs Into Street Screaming 'My Babies' In Heart-Wrenching SceneThe Inquisitr

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Kick It, Kentucky! Week encourages tobacco users to quit for good - The Sentinel-Echo

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 07:59

Kick It, Kentucky! Week encourages tobacco users to quit for good
The Sentinel-Echo
Ingesting these chemicals makes her baby more vulnerable to miscarriage, premature birth, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other complications. Smoking is now linked to at least 15 types of cancers, including lung, liver and colorectal cancers.

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Fundraiser launched after tragic deaths of two baby triplets - Irish Examiner

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 08:14

Fundraiser launched after tragic deaths of two baby triplets
Irish Examiner
... they were later pronounced deceased. "There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the deaths which are being treated as a tragic accident." It is believed one line of inquiry is whether sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot ...

Arkansas House: Sleep practices may result in infant deaths - Magnoliareporter

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 04:05

Arkansas House: Sleep practices may result in infant deaths
Magnoliareporter
In an effort to find out what contributes to sudden infant death in Arkansas, the committee for Aging, Children and Youth, and Legislative Affairs is given an annual report from the Arkansas Infant and Child Death Review Program. This report was ...

Two of three triplets die in one night in 'tragic accident' in Bridgend - The Independent

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 03:45

Independent.ie

Two of three triplets die in one night in 'tragic accident' in Bridgend
The Independent
It is believed one line of inquiry is sudden infant death syndrome, otherwise known as cot death, is the cause of death. The police did not confirm or deny this line of inquiry. A South Wales police spokesman said: “The five-month-old children were ...
Two five-month-old triplets die at home in "tragic accident" as police probe potential sudden infant death syndromeMirror.co.uk
First pictures of five-month-old boys who died at their home in 'tragic accident'Independent.ie
Two baby triplets die in 'tragic accident' at homeThe Times
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Catholic Charities, Christus Foundation partner to promote safe infant sleep with a Baby Box - Tyler Morning Telegraph

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:12

Catholic Charities, Christus Foundation partner to promote safe infant sleep with a Baby Box
Tyler Morning Telegraph
As if on cue, 3-week-old Elianna Buchanan put her arm behind her head and appeared to pose for the camera. Her mother, Leah, 27, of Tyler, had placed her inside a Baby Box and Elianna appeared to be trying to find a comfortable position. If Catholic ...

Parents Question Safe Sleep Recommendations for Babies - Medscape

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:53

Medscape

Parents Question Safe Sleep Recommendations for Babies
Medscape
CHICAGO — New insights from focus groups show that the reasons many parents do not put their babies to sleep safely include thinking sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) "is fate" or "the will of God" and believing their baby is the exception to the rule.

Letter: Don't allow smoking on Medical Campus - Buffalo News

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:19

Letter: Don't allow smoking on Medical Campus
Buffalo News
Research shows that children and infants exposed to tobacco smoke are more likely to experience ear infections and asthma, and are at a higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than children and infants without the same exposure.

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Our view: NJ and region helping breastfeeding campaign succeed this time - Press of Atlantic City

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:25

Our view: NJ and region helping breastfeeding campaign succeed this time
Press of Atlantic City
A century later, medical scientists discovered that breast milk protects infants from not only diarrhea, but ear infections, pneumonia and meningitis, and reduces chronic diseases and conditions such as sudden infant death syndrome, obesity, childhood ...

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Her baby died without explanation the day before Mother's Day - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:03

CBC.ca

Her baby died without explanation the day before Mother's Day
CBC.ca
Dana Rennie awoke around 5 a.m. on May 13, the day before Mother's Day, with a bad feeling about her daughter Myla, who was just eight days shy of five months old. "I knew something was wrong," says the Berwick, N.S., woman. "I just grabbed her and ran ...

Mum woken by her daughter's screams to find her four-month-old son dead in his pushchair - The Sun

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:40

The Sun

Mum woken by her daughter's screams to find her four-month-old son dead in his pushchair
The Sun
A post mortem has failed to establish a cause of Ethan's death but a pathologist said it could be Sudden Infant Death. Katie said: "I was going to put him back in the bed but started to sort out my daughter and forgot to do it. “My daughter then woke ...
Mum woken by screaming daughter to find her four-month-old son dead in his pushchairMirror.co.uk
Mom Wakes Up To Screaming, Finds Baby DeadOpposing Views

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Missouri baby dies while co-sleeping, and opioids are found. The mom faces a felony - Kansas City Star

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:08

Kansas City Star

Missouri baby dies while co-sleeping, and opioids are found. The mom faces a felony
Kansas City Star
About 3,500 infants die annually in the U.S. from sleep-related incidents, such as sudden infant death syndrome and accidental suffocation or strangulation in bed, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The organization recommends babies ...

Study: Lead-tainted water may have played role in fertility, sudden infant deaths - WNEM Saginaw

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:39

WNEM Saginaw

Study: Lead-tainted water may have played role in fertility, sudden infant deaths
WNEM Saginaw
A recent study suggests that lead-tainted water in Flint may have played a key role in the city's low fertility rates and sudden infant deaths. The research was done by a pair of professors from the University of Kansas. They analyzed data from birth ...

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The state of our health - Duncan Banner

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:10

The state of our health
Duncan Banner
According to the report, “The leading causes of infant death include congenital malformations (i.e., medical conditions present at birth), disorders related to short gestation (fewer than 37 weeks of pregnancy completed) and low birth weight (less than ...

As cigarette prices rise, infant deaths fall, study shows - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:11

Chicago Tribune

As cigarette prices rise, infant deaths fall, study shows
Chicago Tribune
A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn't surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer — or take up the habit — their kids ...

Tammy Duckworth's breastfeeding op-ed underscores need for women leaders - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:15

Chicago Tribune

Tammy Duckworth's breastfeeding op-ed underscores need for women leaders
Chicago Tribune
She cites the health benefits of breast-feeding: decreased risk of diseases and infections, sudden infant death syndrome, Type 1 and 2 diabetes and asthma for the baby; links to lower rates of breast and ovarian cancer, Type 2 diabetes and ...