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

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 19:31

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 - 15:05

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 - 22:39

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 - 05:13

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 ...

A mum speaks of her baby's death as part of a to-be monthly talk in ... - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 21:14

Stuff.co.nz

A mum speaks of her baby's death as part of a to-be monthly talk in ...
Stuff.co.nz
The death of her baby and her partner has a mother accepting she will live a life of grief.

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New Jersey is giving away free cardboard boxes to reduce infant death rates - INSIDER

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 14:25

INSIDER

New Jersey is giving away free cardboard boxes to reduce infant death rates
INSIDER
And in New Jersey, the baby-box program has a public-health component as well: reducing rates of sudden infant death syndrome. Dr. Kathie McCans, a pediatric physician and chairwoman of New Jersey's Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board, told ...

Family will never forget toddler who passed away suddenly - Greater Media Newspapers

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 13:24

Greater Media Newspapers

Family will never forget toddler who passed away suddenly
Greater Media Newspapers
SUDC, he explained, is often confused with SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome. In SIDS, the child is less than a year old; in SUDC, the child is older than 12 months. DiGuilio said there are few resources for SUDC parents, and the SIDS organizations ...

This is the leading cause of infant deaths; here's what you can do to prevent it - KDRV

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:45

This is the leading cause of infant deaths; here's what you can do to prevent it
KDRV
Even though there is no known cause, all deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have one link: it happens while the infant is asleep. SIDS is the leading cause of infant deaths ages one to 12 months, according to experts. However, the rate is ...

This is the leading cause of infant deaths; here's what you can do to ... - WRAL.com

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 08:46

WRAL.com

This is the leading cause of infant deaths; here's what you can do to ...
WRAL.com
One simple mistake could be putting your infant in danger. Here are some guidelines parents can follow to help prevent that.

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The Myth Behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Revealed - Doctor Tipster

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 01:07

Doctor Tipster

The Myth Behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Revealed
Doctor Tipster
The Myth Behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Revealed A recent study could explain the mystery behind sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in human babies, which is considered to be linked with dysfunctional airway sensory neurons. A newly ...

Crash Report: Driver traveling 118 mph before hitting vehicle on Ready Section Road - WAAY

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 18:19

WAAY

Crash Report: Driver traveling 118 mph before hitting vehicle on Ready Section Road
WAAY
... three-year-old Levi Hintzelman was also killed. Hintzelman's mother, Hollye Hintzelman, and her infant child survived the wreck. Family told WAAY 31 this wreck comes a short time after Hollye lost a child because of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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New Jersey issues baby boxes to reduce infant death rates ... - Business Insider

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 10:11

Business Insider

New Jersey issues baby boxes to reduce infant death rates ...
Business Insider
Finland has a 75-year tradition of giving new parents free baby boxes. New Jersey has just become the first state to adopt the program in the US.
Baby in a Box? Free Cardboard Bassinets Encourage Safe SleepingNew York Times
Hail NJ project to reduce infant deaths | EditorialNJ.com

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Mum who let her two kids sleep in her bed has them taken away and put up for adoption - The Sun

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 04:10

The Sun

Mum who let her two kids sleep in her bed has them taken away and put up for adoption
The Sun
But around half of all mums admit to nodding off in the same bed as their infant at some time during the first few months after the birth. This can be dangerous especially if parents fall asleep holding their babies while in armchairs or on sofas ...

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Exposure to nicotine before and after birth causes hearing difficulties in children - Medical News Today

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 03:07

Medical News Today

Exposure to nicotine before and after birth causes hearing difficulties in children
Medical News Today
The use of tobacco and nicotine has been shown to affect the healthy development of the fetus, as well as causing premature birth or even infant death. Birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome, and low birth weight have all been associated with ...
Smoking in pregnancy damages child's hearing abilities: studyDeccan Chronicle
Smoking during pregnancy 'could risk child's hearing'Herald Scotland

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California lawmakers are stuck on Trump, but there's a problem at ... - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 02:05

Los Angeles Times

California lawmakers are stuck on Trump, but there's a problem at ...
Los Angeles Times
Many poor people and small communities in the San Joaquin Valley have only unhealthy drinking water unless it's trucked in or bought bottled. That's because ...

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Baby in a Box? Free Cardboard Bassinets Encourage Safe Sleeping - New York Times

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 15:39

Business Insider

Baby in a Box? Free Cardboard Bassinets Encourage Safe Sleeping
New York Times
But first, she had to take an online course about safe sleeping practices, which experts say can sharply reduce the chances of sudden infant death syndrome. “Basically, you want to have the baby on the mattress, and that's it,” she said after watching ...
New Jersey issues baby boxes to reduce infant death rates ...Business Insider
Hail NJ project to reduce infant deaths | EditorialNJ.com
Grant-Funded Safe Sleep Boxes Fight SIDS in NJEfficient Gov (press release) (blog)

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3 infants dead from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - Arutz Sheva

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 12:12

Arutz Sheva

3 infants dead from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Arutz Sheva
Magen David Adom responded to three suspected cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Sunday. Two of the infants were found in their cribs not breathing and without a pulse. The first case occurred in a daycare center in Tel Aviv where an ...

Hail NJ project to reduce infant deaths | Editorial - NJ.com

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 07:55

NJ.com

Hail NJ project to reduce infant deaths | Editorial
NJ.com
While the bassinet-sized boxes have a wide variety of printed sides, there are no bumpers, blankets, toys or other objects inside, since these are known to be factors in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), informally known as "crib death." The idea ...

IRIS celebrates 30th anniversary - Southernminn.com

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 18:54

Southernminn.com

IRIS celebrates 30th anniversary
Southernminn.com
... (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy etc.) or from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), unexplained death of a child (SUDC), birth defects, illness, accidents and all other forms of infant and early ...