Tag : SIDS

Pros & Cons Of Pacifier: Why Binky Usage Should Not Be An Issue At All

Children  24 April '17

Pros & Cons Of Pacifier: Why Binky Usage Should Not Be An Issue At All

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.

Co-sleeping with babies

Parenting  12 April '17

More Dads Do Not Like Co-Sleeping With Babies; What Are The Dangers Of This Practice?

Newborns sometimes sleep with their parents in bed but it is the leading cause of death in infants.

Twin Baby Girls Die On The Same Day

Children  5 April '17

New Jersey Twins Die On Same Day In Separate Cribs, Experts Rule Out SIDS

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 Records Lowest Number Of Infant Mortality Rates From 2005 To 2014

United States saw a drop in the number of mortality rates in the country from 2005 to 2014.

Safe Sleep Practices In Newborn Babies

Infant  14 March '17

Safe Sleep Practices: Many Parents Still Unaware Of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Risks, Study Reveals

Parents remember the ABC for safe sleep practices - Always on their Back in Clear cots.

A 4D Ultrasound Scan Shows What Smoking Does To An Unborn Baby During Pregnancy

Pregnancy  1 March '17

Pregnancy Health: Undergoing The Carbon Monoxide Test

Pregnant women will soon undergo a carbon monoxide test to determine if they smoke.

Cardboard baby boxes could allow safe sleep for babies

Infant  28 February '17

More States Giving Free Baby Boxes For Newborns For Safe Sleep Practices And Infant Death Prevention

U.S. states are finally adopting what Finland started nearly 90 years ago and hopefully, more will follow.

Still No Official Report On Cause of Baby Girl's Death

Infant  11 January '17

Strangers Raise Funds For One-Year-Old Baby Girl Who Died In Her Sleep; Cause Of Death Remains A Mystery

A one-year-old girl suddenly died in her sleep right after her mother tucked her in.

What is SIDS? | Baby Care Basics | Parents

Infant  22 December '16

Why Crib Advertisements Show Kids In Dangerous Sleeping Environments

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.

New Guidelines Against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Issued

Infant  5 December '16

American Academy of Pediatrics Releases New SIDS Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released bew guidelines to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.

Baby in a crib

Infant  18 November '16

Co-Sleeping Safety Guidelines: Another Baby's Death Highlights Dangers Of Bed-Sharing; What Experts Recommend Parents Must Do

Infant deaths due to adults or older siblings sharing the bed is largely preventable, yet it keeps happening. Here's what the experts suggest.

Incarcerated Women Allowed To Keep Newborns In Illinois Pilot Program

Infant  12 November '16

Sudden Infants Deaths: AAP Reveals Safe Sleep Practices To Prevent SIDS And Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

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.

Government Assistance Programs Aid Underprivileged Communities In New York State

Infant  7 November '16

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Update: Tips For Parents To Avoid SIDS

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.

Incarcerated Women Allowed To Keep Newborns In Illinois Pilot Program

Infant  25 October '16

Co-Sleeping News: No To Separate Baby Room? Report Suggests Infants Should Share Room With Parents To Lower Risks Of Sleep-Related Deaths

A new report says that a baby under the age of one should share a room with his or her parents.

Food Bank Distributes Aid As Demand Increases Amid Recession

Infant  6 October '16

Is Bed-Sharing With Babies Really Dangerous? Book Author Says Co-Sleeping Develops Children’s Self-Reliance & Social Maturity

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.

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Infant  27 September '16

Dangers Of Bed-Sharing With Babies: Alarming Rates Of Suffocation Or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Recorded

Bed-sharing can be dangerous and fatal to infants. The practice causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, asphyxia, strangulation, falls, and entrapment.

FILE Changes Announced In Maternity Services

Infant  24 June '16

Apps That Track Babies’ Bodies And Movements Give Parents ‘Peace Of Mind’

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.

Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Pregnancy  13 June '16

Pregnant And Scared Teenage Girls Intentionally Smoke Cigarettes To Have Smaller And Weaker Babies

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.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Health  21 May '16

1-Year-Old Boy Died Three Days After Being Vaccinated

One-year-old boy died three days after his vaccination. Do vaccines have a negative effect on a child's body?

California Town Of El Centro Struggles With Highest US Unemployment Rate

Infant  17 May '16

Home Day Care Horror: Baby Died Sleeping On Car Seat While Under Supervision Of In-Home-Day-Care Provider

Please don't let your babies sleep on their car seats.

High Infant Mortality Rate In Afghanistan

Infant  10 May '16

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome News & Update: New Study Reveals Link Between Swaddling And SIDS

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).

Incarcerated Women Allowed To Keep Newborns In Illinois Pilot Program

Infant  22 April '16

Teen Moms Ignoring Advices About SIDS: Want To Prove They Can Take Care Of Their Babies

"We sought to understand participants' information sources and factors motivating decision-making about their infants' sleep practices," Dr. Caraballo said.

cot mattress

Infant  24 March '16

Cot Mattress: Three Popular Brands Fail Safety Mattress Test

CHOICE is calling for ACCC to make mattress firmness test mandatory after three popular brands failed the safety test.

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