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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 ...

Study investigates mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Yale Daily News (blog)

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:06

Study investigates mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Yale Daily News (blog)
A recently published Yale study reveals several key insights into why caregivers continue to put infants in unsafe sleeping positions, even though such positions have been linked to sudden infant death syndrome. Yale School of Medicine professor Eve ...

Study investigates mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Yale Daily News (blog)

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:06

Study investigates mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Yale Daily News (blog)
A recently published Yale study reveals several key insights into why caregivers continue to put infants in unsafe sleeping positions, even though such positions have been linked to sudden infant death syndrome. Yale School of Medicine professor Eve ...

Livonia Mom Charged In Death Of 6-Month-Old Son - CBS Detroit

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:13

CBS Detroit

Livonia Mom Charged In Death Of 6-Month-Old Son
CBS Detroit
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, approximately 3,500 infants die in the U.S. each year from sleep-related deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and accidental suffocation. That number initially decreased in the 1990s ...

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Do's and Dont's of Infant Car-Seat Use - ConsumerReports.org

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:04

Do's and Dont's of Infant Car-Seat Use
ConsumerReports.org
DO move your baby to a firmer, flatter sleep surface, such as a crib or bassinet, as soon as you can for the safest sleep. Why? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that using a crib reduces the potential for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths - Philly.com

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:15

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths
Philly.com
In the new research, a team led by Filippos Filippidis, of Imperial College London, tracked data on cigarette prices and infant deaths in 23 European Union countries between 2004 and 2014. During that time, the infant death rate fell from 4.4 to 3.5 ...

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Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:37

Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths
U.S. News & World Report
Digging further, the team determined that for each $1.18 U.S. (1 Euro) per-pack increase in the median cigarette price, there were 0.23 fewer deaths per 1,000 live births in the same year. There were also an additional 0.16 fewer deaths per 1,000 live ...

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Mom hears her son's heart beat again for the first time in 11 years - WHAS 11.com

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 04:44

WHAS 11.com

Mom hears her son's heart beat again for the first time in 11 years
WHAS 11.com
Boenitz, who lost a child of her own to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 22 years ago, knows she received a special gift in Matthew's heart. "When I tell people about Matthew, I'm just so proud of him and he isn't my child. Had he not even given me a heart ...

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Sleep-related infant deaths spike in Escambia County - Pensacola News Journal

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 04:10

Pensacola News Journal

Sleep-related infant deaths spike in Escambia County
Pensacola News Journal
Escambia County health officials are working to reverse a rash of sleep-related infant deaths.

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Study: Less than half of mothers put babies to sleep correctly - WAVE 3

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 06:18

Study: Less than half of mothers put babies to sleep correctly
WAVE 3
"Placing babies on their backs before they go to sleep reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), as well as other sleep-related infant deaths like suffocation. Babies who sleep on their stomach have up to 13 times the risk of SIDS." The ...

SIDS research confirms changes in babies' brain chemistry ... - Science Daily

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 05:42

SIDS research confirms changes in babies' brain chemistry ...
Science Daily
Researchers have confirmed that abnormalities in a common brain chemical are linked to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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Adelaide University team confirms SIDS chemical link - The Australian - The Australian

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:14

The Australian

Adelaide University team confirms SIDS chemical link - The Australian
The Australian
In the first study of its kind outside the US, researchers from the University of Adelaides medical school have taken another key step in unravelling the mystery of ...

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'I know that you are suffering from her death as well,' baby's mother ... - Allentown Morning Call

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:50

Allentown Morning Call

'I know that you are suffering from her death as well,' baby's mother ...
Allentown Morning Call
Sharon Ballek pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges after a baby died in her care. She was spared prison on Friday.
Owner of day care where baby died on 1st day gets probationPocono Record

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Hold these dates for upcoming entertainment events - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:59

Hold these dates for upcoming entertainment events
Poughkeepsie Journal
The group provides assistance with counseling and education to families who have experienced the loss of an infant from stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). Tickets are $100, per person.

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