Children 24 April '17
Nancy Williams, a coordinator of professional education at UNC Asheville, shared that parents should not be afraid to use pacifiers, provided they know when to stop the kids from using them.
Parenting 12 April '17
Newborns sometimes sleep with their parents in bed but it is the leading cause of death in infants.
Children 5 April '17
Alexandria Garnett lost her 7-month-old twin girls who were only sleeping on their cribs. Medical examiners, however, said this wasn't a case of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Pregnancy 22 March '17
United States saw a drop in the number of mortality rates in the country from 2005 to 2014.
Infant 14 March '17
Parents remember the ABC for safe sleep practices - Always on their Back in Clear cots.
Pregnancy 1 March '17
Pregnant women will soon undergo a carbon monoxide test to determine if they smoke.
Infant 28 February '17
U.S. states are finally adopting what Finland started nearly 90 years ago and hopefully, more will follow.
Infant 11 January '17
A one-year-old girl suddenly died in her sleep right after her mother tucked her in.
Infant 22 December '16
Baby crib advertisements and store displays often demonstrate unsafe sleep environments that increase an infant’s risk of sudden infant death syndrome, according to a new study.
Infant 5 December '16
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released bew guidelines to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.
Infant 18 November '16
Infant deaths due to adults or older siblings sharing the bed is largely preventable, yet it keeps happening. Here's what the experts suggest.
Infant 12 November '16
SIDS and other sleep-related deaths in infants are rising and Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP gives tips on how to keep the infants safe during sleep and how to maintain a healthy sleep environment.
Infant 7 November '16
Parents do have a role to fulfill in order to lessen the likelihood of their child afflicted with SIDS, and some of these steps are so simple that parents would be surprised they missed it.
Infant 25 October '16
A new report says that a baby under the age of one should share a room with his or her parents.
Infant 6 October '16
Bed-sharing with babies has risks, but it also comes with benefits that a child will carry as he/she grows up. The author of "Parenting Without Borders" said, however, that children who shared beds with their parents are socially responsible and are self-reliant despite their young age.
Infant 27 September '16
Bed-sharing can be dangerous and fatal to infants. The practice causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, asphyxia, strangulation, falls, and entrapment.
Infant 24 June '16
Baby monitor apps help parents observe and take care of their child better. These apps track an infant's sleeping patterns, movements, eating habits and even diaper changes.
Pregnancy 13 June '16
Pregnant teenage girls are intentionally taking up smoking to make their babies smaller and weaker. These girls are scared of going into labor or giving birth to large babies.
Health 21 May '16
One-year-old boy died three days after his vaccination. Do vaccines have a negative effect on a child's body?
Infant 17 May '16
Please don't let your babies sleep on their car seats.
Infant 10 May '16
Researchers have recently found swaddling could be risky to babies. In fact, swaddling during sleep can increase the risk of infants dying from SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
Infant 22 April '16
"We sought to understand participants' information sources and factors motivating decision-making about their infants' sleep practices," Dr. Caraballo said.
Infant 24 March '16
CHOICE is calling for ACCC to make mattress firmness test mandatory after three popular brands failed the safety test.