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A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke - Midland Daily News

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 04:06

Midland Daily News

A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke
Midland Daily News
Second-hand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer. Second-hand smoke causes frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Ask Mr. Dad: Back to sleep is the only way - Circleville Herald

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:07

Circleville Herald

Ask Mr. Dad: Back to sleep is the only way
Circleville Herald
In 1994, after looking at a huge amount of research on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) that identified tummy sleeping as a major risk factor, the government (along with the American Academy of Pediatrics) launched the “Back to Sleep” campaign.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Are Not Investigated Uniformly, Inhibiting Research - Sleep Review

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 01:01

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Are Not Investigated Uniformly, Inhibiting Research
Sleep Review
The study, “Variation in Cause-of-Death Determination for Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths” (published online June 5), posed hypothetical scenarios of infant deaths in a survey mailed to 801 medical examiners and coroners from January to November, ...

Firefighters hope initiative can slow or stop infant deaths - Seymour Tribune

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 23:15

Seymour Tribune

Firefighters hope initiative can slow or stop infant deaths
Seymour Tribune
While some causes of death are not preventable, such as sudden infant death syndrome, many others can be prevented. Gillaspy, who traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to receive training to become a DOSE instructor, discussed the importance of ...

More Research Needed About Room Sharing Effects On Infant Sleep and SIDS Prevention - Sleep Review

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 18:01

Sleep Review

More Research Needed About Room Sharing Effects On Infant Sleep and SIDS Prevention
Sleep Review
... impact on the quality of sleep for infants and parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends room-sharing—but not bed-sharing—during infancy because studies have demonstrated a reduced risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Are Randomized Controlled Trials Overrated? Time to Revisit the Evidence Pyramid - AAP News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:10

Are Randomized Controlled Trials Overrated? Time to Revisit the Evidence Pyramid
AAP News
He mentions the case-control studies of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) that suggested a link between prone sleeping and SIDS. Subsequently, a movement to educate parents to have their infants sleep on their backs has been associated with a ...

Babies Aren't Always Sleeping Safely - KDRV

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:24

KDRV

Babies Aren't Always Sleeping Safely
KDRV
A little over 77% say they usually do, but not always. The "Safe to Sleep" campaign has been telling the public since 1994 that babies should sleep on their backs. According to the CDC, this position reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...

Should you put a newborn in a baby box? 4 questions with an expert - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 03:40

Asbury Park Press

Should you put a newborn in a baby box? 4 questions with an expert
Asbury Park Press
McCans said there are roughly 50 cases of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) each year in New Jersey. Experts believe the vast majority of those easily could be prevented. That's why, as chair of New Jersey's Child Fatality & Near Fatality Review ...

Special Onesies to Promote Safe Sleep - Patch.com

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 18:12

Patch.com

Special Onesies to Promote Safe Sleep
Patch.com
“We know that putting babies to sleep on their backs is one of the most effective ways of reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,” said Eric Horowitz, MD, a neonatologist at Beverly Hospital's Special Care Nursery. “In the first days of having a new ...

Parents' permanent memorial to infant daughter at Muster - Gympie Times

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 01:08

Gympie Times

Parents' permanent memorial to infant daughter at Muster
Gympie Times
Ben Willcox, and his wife Elizabeth, lost their five-month-old daughter Jasmyn to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome on June 24, 2017. The couple laid a plaque at the windmill near main stage at the Gympie Music Muster. Rowan Schindler. Mr Willcox said ...

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Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban - Herald Sun

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 04:01

Herald Sun

Cancer Council survey: Victorians want an apartment smoking ban
Herald Sun
Second-hand smoke has been linked to heart disease and lung cancer in adults, and it puts babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome, lower birth weight, respiratory infections, and more frequent and severe asthma attacks among children.

Parents in Surrey, BC, organize walk to raise awareness of SIDS - CBC.ca

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 22:34

CBC.ca

Parents in Surrey, BC, organize walk to raise awareness of SIDS
CBC.ca
It's a new parent's worst nightmare: losing a child to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. That's what happened to a couple in Surrey, B.C., five years ago when their six month old son, Azaan Singh Gill, died in his sleep while taking an afternoon nap.

'Matter of life and death for our babies.' How neighborhoods are saving black children - Sacramento Bee

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 16:12

Sacramento Bee

'Matter of life and death for our babies.' How neighborhoods are saving black children
Sacramento Bee
Many more die in sleep-related incidents such as sudden infant death syndrome or through perinatal conditions such as premature births or low birth weights. A Sacramento Bee investigation found that from 2010 to 2015, nearly a quarter of the 873 ...

Beverly Hospital promotes safe sleep for newborns - Wicked Local Beverly

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 14:47

Wicked Local Beverly

Beverly Hospital promotes safe sleep for newborns
Wicked Local Beverly
“We know that putting babies to sleep on their backs is one of the most effective ways of reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,” said Eric Horowitz, MD, a neonatologist at Beverly Hospital's Special Care Nursery. “In the first days of having a new ...

Health Canada: Baby Nests, Baby Pods Can Pose Suffocation Risk - Huffington Post Canada

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 08:47

Huffington Post Canada

Health Canada: Baby Nests, Baby Pods Can Pose Suffocation Risk
Huffington Post Canada
Holub says research has shown that it is beneficial for babies to share a room with one or more caregivers, as it may reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. In Canada, products that are intended to provide sleeping accommodation for a baby, ...

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Health Watch: Swaddling may save your nerves - Arkansas News

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 05:49

Arkansas News

Health Watch: Swaddling may save your nerves
Arkansas News
Many parents swear by the infant-calming technique of swaddling, or wrapping babies tightly in blankets to help simulate the womb, promote relaxation, reduce crying and control the startle reflex. Is that safe given current research on Sudden Infant ...
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Mentoring moms - Salina Journal

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:57

Salina Journal

Mentoring moms
Salina Journal
Before, 84.8 percent of attendees knew to put a baby to sleep on its back to prevent SIDS, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. After the class, 95.7 knew and 87 percent said they would tell their care providers about safe sleeping. Another big jump was in ...

Autopsies Reveal A March Of Infant Deaths Tied To Unsafe ... - KGOU - KGOU

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:51

KGOU

Autopsies Reveal A March Of Infant Deaths Tied To Unsafe ... - KGOU
KGOU
Taffy Henderson, a maternal and child health promotion specialist with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, puts a doll into a crib that is meant to show ...

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