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Baby boxes to be sent to new mothers in Scotland from this week - The Guardian

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:00

The Guardian

Baby boxes to be sent to new mothers in Scotland from this week
The Guardian
The extent of their potential impact on preventing sudden infant deaths remains unclear, with Scotland's main cot death charity arguing that proper cots and cribs were still the safest options. The £8m-a-year scheme was announced by Nicola Sturgeon ...
Baby box scheme rolled out across ScotlandBBC News
Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleepingThe Independent
Why I won't be signing up to receive a baby box from the Scottish GovernmentGlasgow Live
Herald Scotland -Aberdeen Evening Express
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I feel guilty for not saving my baby daughter's life - why is it still so painful? - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 02:01

Telegraph.co.uk

I feel guilty for not saving my baby daughter's life - why is it still so painful?
Telegraph.co.uk
Our understanding and awareness about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as cot death) has changed dramatically in the time since you lost your daughter. That's both in terms of how we now educate parents about safer sleeping for babies ...

Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleeping - The Independent

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 00:24

The Independent

Baby gift boxes being sent to new parents in Scotland under scheme to encourage safe sleeping
The Independent
Earlier this month, chief executive Francine Bates, said: “We support all efforts to promote safer sleep for babies, however we do have concerns about the baby boxes being marketed as products which will reduce infant mortality and SIDS (sudden infant ...

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Fundraiser marks 7th year remembering Andrew - Baltimore Sun

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 20:04

Baltimore Sun

Fundraiser marks 7th year remembering Andrew
Baltimore Sun
Andrew died while taking a nap, and his autopsy ruled he died of natural causes, the Dowleys said. His death was placed in the category of sudden unexplained death in childhood, or SUDC – similar to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, but in ...

Parents urged to think about safe sleeping for newborn ahead of baby box scheme - Aberdeen Evening Express

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 09:23

Aberdeen Evening Express

Parents urged to think about safe sleeping for newborn ahead of baby box scheme
Aberdeen Evening Express
Baby boxes, which are popular in Finland and issued by some NHS trusts south of the border, have previously been cited as helping to reduce the rate of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death. However, The Lullaby Trust said there ...

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Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital - Inquirer.net

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 02:52

Inquirer.net

Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital
Inquirer.net
Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital. Agence France-Presse / 05:52 PM August 13, 2017 ... A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing calls for his resignation after at least 64 children died at a government hospital ...
Parents forced to watch helplessly as 64 children and babies die at an Indian hospital as oxygen supply is suddenly ...Daily Mail
Not A Tragedy, It's A Massacre: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Gorakhpur Infant DeathsOutlook India

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Howland fire to help keep babies safe - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 00:25

Howland fire to help keep babies safe
Warren Tribune Chronicle
They said boxes are made from a durable cardboard can be used as a baby's bed for the first months of life to help prevent accidents and Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The program is designed to make sure all parents regardless of socioeconomic ...

Opinion: Breast milk best for babies - Pacific Daily News

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 21:55

Pacific Daily News

Opinion: Breast milk best for babies
Pacific Daily News
The rate of sudden infant death syndrome is decreased in breastfed babies. There is about 15 percent to 30 percent decrease in adolescent and adult obesity in breastfed vs. non-breastfed infants. Breastfeeding promotes mother and baby bonding. It gives ...
MEN BEWARE: Babies are the main owners of women's breastsVanguard
Water is the greatest barrier to exclusive breastfeeding — Ada Ezeogu, UNICEF NutritionistGistmaster (blog)

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A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she's suing the hospital. - Washington Post

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:48

Washington Post

A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she's suing the hospital.
Washington Post
About 3,500 babies die each year in the United States because of “unsafe sleep environments,” such as suffocation or strangulation; some die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Experts say babies who ...
Shocking, disturbing incident at hospital causes huge lawsuitBABW News
Mom who accidentally suffocated newborn in hospital bed sues for $8.6 millionOregonLive.com
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Sudden death of toddler inspired mum to help other bereaved ... - Fife Today

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 06:10

Fife Today

Sudden death of toddler inspired mum to help other bereaved ...
Fife Today
A singer-songwriter whose toddler son died in his sleep is hoping her Fife connections will help with a final fundraising push to help other parents.

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Deaths from SIDS plummet, but it's still a leading cause of baby death - NorthJersey.com

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 03:49

NorthJersey.com

Deaths from SIDS plummet, but it's still a leading cause of baby death
NorthJersey.com
After N.J. baby's death, foundation in her honor helped lead to huge drop in SIDS deaths. "Back to Sleep"; bare cribs are key. But work still remains.

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Dead baby found in closet accidentally suffocated in child seat: medical examiner - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:06

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Dead baby found in closet accidentally suffocated in child seat: medical examiner
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The Tarrant County medical examiner's office, however, later ruled Dacion's death as natural, caused by sudden infant death syndrome. A Tarrant County grand jury no-billed Anderson on the endangering charge in February 2016. Court records show the ...
Fort Worth police investigating after baby found dead in closetWFAA

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What is SIDS aka sudden infant death syndrome, what are the causes and how common is cot death? - The Sun

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00

The Sun

What is SIDS aka sudden infant death syndrome, what are the causes and how common is cot death?
The Sun
Most sudden and unexplained deaths happen during the first six months of a baby's life. Infants born early or with a low birthrate are usually at greater risk of the syndrome. Baby boys are usually more commonly affected by sudden infant death syndrome.
Cot death charity raises concerns over Finnish-style 'baby boxes'The Guardian
Cot death charity raises doubts over baby boxes - BBC NewsBBC News
Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warnsThe Scottish Sun
Telegraph.co.uk -Devon Live
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Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warns - The Sun

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 01:39

The Sun

Baby boxes 'AREN'T safe and don't protect against sudden infant death', leading charity warns
The Sun
A COT death charity has raised concerns over the use of baby boxes, which infants can sleep in. The Finnish-style boxes are thought to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) but The Lullaby Trust said there was no evidence to suggest ...
Cot death charity raises concerns over Finnish-style 'baby boxes'The Guardian
Cot death charity raises doubts over baby boxes - BBC NewsBBC News
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in a box? Charity issues adviceDevon Live
Telegraph.co.uk -Netdoctor
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Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty In Sudden Infant Death Case - Nbc 10 - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 18:11

NBC 10 Philadelphia

Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty In Sudden Infant Death Case - Nbc 10
NBC 10 Philadelphia
The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case.

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Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - Houston ... - Chron.com

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:48

Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - Houston ...
Chron.com
(AP) — The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case. A grand jury investigation found ...

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Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - San ... - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:45

Day care owner pleads guilty in sudden infant death case - San ...
San Francisco Chronicle
(AP) — The owner of a day care center in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a sudden infant death case. A grand jury investigation found ...

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