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Hospitals Give Away Baby Boxes to Curb Infant Mortality - NBCNews.com

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 17:44

NBCNews.com

Hospitals Give Away Baby Boxes to Curb Infant Mortality
NBCNews.com
The online course paired with the box discourages parents from sleeping with their child, putting toys in their bed or placing the baby on his or her stomach, all of which can lead to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) — the abrupt death of a baby ...

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands - Peoria Journal Star

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 23:17

Peoria Journal Star

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands
Peoria Journal Star
Sudden unexpected infant death is a broad category that includes sudden infant death syndrome and accidental suffocation and strangulation that could come from overcrowded bassinets or cribs. The boxes aren't the only option for safe sleeping, of ...
Ohio Offers Free Baby Boxes To New Parents & It's Good News For Sleeping BabiesRomper

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Safer Sleep Week to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - North East Connected (press release) (subscription)

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 10:43

North East Connected (press release) (subscription)

Safer Sleep Week to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
North East Connected (press release) (subscription)
INVALUABLE advice is being provided to parents and carers in the Tees Valley to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in babies and toddlers. The charitable organisation, Lullaby Trust, is raising awareness of SIDS through its ...

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands - ABC ... - ABC News

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 09:58

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands - ABC ...
ABC News
Dolores Peterson and her three-month-old daughter Ariabella pose for a photograph at their home in Camden, N.J., Monday, March 6, 2017. New Jersey ...

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Officials investigating Oklahoma infant's sudden death - kfor.com

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:32

kfor.com

Officials investigating Oklahoma infant's sudden death
kfor.com
HUGO, Okla. – Officials in Hugo are investigating after an infant suddenly died at a home on Wednesday. Around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, emergency crews were called to a home in the 500 block of N. Broadway after family members reported an unresponsive ...

Editorial: Infant mortality has no easy fix - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 18:24

The Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: Infant mortality has no easy fix
The Columbus Dispatch
Premature births are a leading factor in infant mortality, and the causes are not fully understood. Teaching mothers safe-sleeping practices for their babies also is vital, since Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or crib death, also is a big part of the ...

Aurora couple charged with child abuse after two babies die under similar circumstances - The Denver Post

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 14:58

The Denver Post

Aurora couple charged with child abuse after two babies die under similar circumstances
The Denver Post
An Aurora couple face child abuse charges after their two infant children died under similar circumstances within two years of each other. Gregory Tyler Newton, 27, and Tierra ... lie face down on the soft surface. Sudden infant death syndrome is also ...

NWI first responders aim to keep babies from suffocating during sleep - nwitimes.com

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 04:03

nwitimes.com

NWI first responders aim to keep babies from suffocating during sleep
nwitimes.com
Many of those deaths used to be classified as sudden infant death syndrome, but medical examiners are increasingly realizing they're being caused by asphyxiation during sleep. Public health experts warn that infants should always be put to sleep alone ...

New Jersey Continues To Offer Parents Free 'Baby Boxes' In Effort To Prevent SIDS - CBS New York

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:15

CBS New York

New Jersey Continues To Offer Parents Free 'Baby Boxes' In Effort To Prevent SIDS
CBS New York
“All you really had to do was go online, watch a couple of videos on infant safety and about SIDS and how to care for newborns,” McManamon said. “After that, they send you a Baby Box.” The program is funded by a $40,000 grant from the Centers for ...

28 AL organizations to receive funds for infant sleep education - WSFA

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 20:53

28 AL organizations to receive funds for infant sleep education
WSFA
“There is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) and then your accidental strangulation/suffocation,” Stratton said. According to Stratton, SIDS occurs when there are underlying circumstances that may have led to ...

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping - WMC Action News 5

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:44

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping
WMC Action News 5
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports over 3,500 babies across the country die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping. According to the AAP, the deaths are often due to sudden infant death syndrome or accidental deaths from ...

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping - WDAM-TV

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:17

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping
WDAM-TV
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports over 3,500 babies across the country die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping. According to the AAP, the deaths are often due to sudden infant death syndrome or accidental deaths from ...

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Commentary: Research advances in solving SIDS puzzle - Naples Daily News

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:05

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Research advances in solving SIDS puzzle
Naples Daily News
The American Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Institute was established in 1983 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since then, we've worked with ...

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Attention NJ parents: Do you have your Baby Box yet? - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 19:24

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Attention NJ parents: Do you have your Baby Box yet?
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Lampitt says the program already has a track record for lower sudden infant death syndrome in this country and around the world. “These boxes have been distributed since 1949 in Finland. They've been tested, and using this program we can get a better ...
Baby boxes, puppy mills on lawmakers' Monday agendaNorthJersey.com

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Underfunding Health Department hurts Mississippians - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 17:19

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Underfunding Health Department hurts Mississippians
Jackson Clarion Ledger
In addition, babies should be protected from exposure to second- or third-hand cigarette smoke, which is also associated with sudden infant deaths. Newborn babies have tiny lungs and they are easily suffocated. If left lying on their stomachs they can ...

Yakima Valley deaths serve as reminders for safely sleeping infants - Yakima Herald-Republic

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 01:08

Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Valley deaths serve as reminders for safely sleeping infants
Yakima Herald-Republic
Yakima Neighborhood Health offers maternity support services in the form of infant case management, home visits, nursing, nutritional counseling and breastfeeding support and education. The main number is 509-454-4143. Find more information on its ...

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AtlantiCare program helps families find safe sleeping spaces for baby - Press of Atlantic City

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 14:34

Press of Atlantic City

AtlantiCare program helps families find safe sleeping spaces for baby
Press of Atlantic City
AtlantiCare had been teaching, updating and expanding its education on safe sleeping to reduce risk of infant mortality and sudden infant death syndrome for years with help from its Maternal Newborn/Pediatrics Team, but a closer look at those deaths ...

Health Briefs: Avoid health scams - Craig Daily Press

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 01:02

Craig Daily Press

Health Briefs: Avoid health scams
Craig Daily Press
The latest AAP recommendations include 19 overall guidelines for reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The primary recommendation for reducing the risk of SIDS remains the same: place ...