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Sleep deprived? Experts to offer advice on Baby Sleep Day - Philly.com (blog)

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 02:03

Philly.com (blog)

Sleep deprived? Experts to offer advice on Baby Sleep Day
Philly.com (blog)
On March 1, sleep experts will be available to answer your questions on the Pediatric Sleep Council's Facebook page. - Healthy Kids, Philadelphia Philly.com.

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Tiniest victims of Missouri's heroin epidemic flood into foster care - STLtoday.com

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 06:00

STLtoday.com

Tiniest victims of Missouri's heroin epidemic flood into foster care
STLtoday.com
She knows, for example, that babies in withdrawal are at a higher risk for seizures or sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. If something happens, she could be legally liable. “The first week is very exhausting because I'm constantly checking their ...

Keeping babies safe - LancasterOnline

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 04:02

The Denver Post

Keeping babies safe
LancasterOnline
Last year, an estimated 93 percent of baby fatalities in New Jersey associated with sudden unexpected infant death were related to sleep and sleep environments, according to a report from the New Jersey Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board.
Why Denver health officials hope a simple cardboard box will ...The Denver Post
'Baby Boxes,' Other Essentials For Parents Handed OutCBS Local
New Jersey Follows Finland with America's First 'Baby Box Program'Highlight Press
Finance Daily
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Safe Sleep for Your Baby - Coos Bay World

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:20

Safe Sleep for Your Baby
Coos Bay World
In the early 1900s, we mistakenly believed Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) was due to an oversized thymus gland which put pressure on an infant's trachea, blocking the infant's ability to breathe. Back then, infants with these (mistakenly diagnosed ...

Breastfeeding counsellor speaks out on how to co-sleep safely, after tragic death of seven-week-old baby Deleilah ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:09

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Breastfeeding counsellor speaks out on how to co-sleep safely, after tragic death of seven-week-old baby Deleilah ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
“Many of the experts have said there's a problem with sudden infant death syndrome, and sometimes people do suffocate their children - so they ignore the fact lots of people around the world co-sleep safely.” She said the fear around co-sleeping had ...

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Bill to remove public info from autopsy reports will be revised - KOKH FOX25

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 20:33

KOKH FOX25

Bill to remove public info from autopsy reports will be revised
KOKH FOX25
Our review saw the shift of SIDS fading out as a cause of death listed on autopsy reports, it was replaced with a new designation, “Sudden Unexplained Infant Death.” Those titles just refer to the cause of death. The medical examiner also has to ...

Local Health Center Implements “Baby Box” Program - WHIZ

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:13

WHIZ

Local Health Center Implements “Baby Box” Program
WHIZ
The United States ranks 25th in the world for sudden infant death syndrome, and MVHC hopes a technique used worldwide will help mothers and infants in the community. Finland, which has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world, has been handing out ...

"Unknown" devastating diagnosis in fight to save Oklahoma babies - KOKH FOX25

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 20:08

KOKH FOX25

"Unknown" devastating diagnosis in fight to save Oklahoma babies
KOKH FOX25
“Years ago SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) was used as a compassionate diagnosis but now it seems that "unknown" is the new compassionate diagnosis,” Ali told FOX 25. FOX 25 requested every autopsy report for a ten-year period for children under ...

Warn Parents About Harms of Baby Monitoring Apps, Ped Says - Medscape

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:16

Medscape

Warn Parents About Harms of Baby Monitoring Apps, Ped Says
Medscape
To date, manufacturers have sidestepped the cost of regulatory oversight by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by avoiding any direct assertions that their monitoring devices can prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but such a claim is ...

High tech smart baby monitors giving parents' peace of mind - KOKH FOX25

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:21

KOKH FOX25

High tech smart baby monitors giving parents' peace of mind
KOKH FOX25
More research still needs to be done to determine the impact the Owlet or other smart baby monitors could have on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or other breathing problems in babies. Critics also say these types of monitors can give parents a ...

Coroner: Mojave baby died of unexplained sudden infant death ... - The Bakersfield Californian

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 15:29

KERO 23ABC News

Coroner: Mojave baby died of unexplained sudden infant death ...
The Bakersfield Californian
The cause of a Mojave child's Dec. 5 death has been ruled unexplained sudden infant death by the Kern County Sheriff's Office coroner section.
One-month-old baby girl found unresponsive in bed dies in Mojave ...KERO 23ABC News

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One-month-old baby girl found unresponsive in bed dies in Mojave - KERO 23ABC News

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:46

KERO 23ABC News

One-month-old baby girl found unresponsive in bed dies in Mojave
KERO 23ABC News
MOJAVE, Calif. - Ralen Ellis, a one-month, two-day-old baby girl, was found unresponsive in her bed on December 5, 2016 on Stagecoach Lane, just north of Fickett Avenue. She was then transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where she was pronounced ...

Mother's co-sleeping warning after tragic death of her seven-week-old 'little princess' - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 09:03

Mother's co-sleeping warning after tragic death of her seven-week-old 'little princess'
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated its recommendations about co-sleeping in December 2014 and confirmed that although Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it does happen more often when parents or carers ...

Guest column: Remembering the older brother she never knew - Williston Daily Herald

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 07:21

Guest column: Remembering the older brother she never knew
Williston Daily Herald
Bart died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or as it is known now, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death. “He forgot to breathe,” was how my parents explained it to me. After Bart died, I know my parents changed. By the time I was born, 10 months later, ...

Father convicted of second-degree murder in 3-year-old's death - The Commercial Appeal

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 16:28

The Commercial Appeal

Father convicted of second-degree murder in 3-year-old's death
The Commercial Appeal
A Shelby County jury delivered guilty verdicts Friday in the case of Terry Patterson, a father charged with killing son, 3.

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Records: Father charged with killing son had daughter die in his care - The Commercial Appeal

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 18:31

The Commercial Appeal

Records: Father charged with killing son had daughter die in his care
The Commercial Appeal
Terry Patterson, who is on trial this week accused of killing Josiah Patterson in 2015, had a daughter, Terneesha LaVonne Patterson, who also died, according ...

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Safer sleep for your baby - Coos Bay World

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:05

Safer sleep for your baby
Coos Bay World
In the early 1900s, we mistakenly believed Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) was due to an oversized thymus gland that put pressure on an infant's trachea, blocking the infant's ability to breathe. Back then, infants with these (mistakenly diagnosed) ...

Ada Co. Paramedics awarded for infant safe sleep campaign - KTVB.com

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:39

KTVB.com

Ada Co. Paramedics awarded for infant safe sleep campaign
KTVB.com
BOISE -- Ada County Paramedics is being awarded at a national convention this month for their campaign to help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS). They are teaching the public about ...

What's Killing America's Black Infants? - The Nation.

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 04:13

What's Killing America's Black Infants?
The Nation.
Just before she died, Ebony bathed her and put her in a swing. She went to check on the chicken she was cooking and came back to find her daughter unconscious. The official cause of death was sudden-infant-death syndrome. SIDS, one of the leading ...