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Infant Mortality In Butler County - Patch.com

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 07:51

Patch.com

Infant Mortality In Butler County
Patch.com
"For infants under 1 year of age, the most common cause of death seen in the coroner's office is Sudden Unexplained Infant Death -- most of these are sleep-related deaths with bed sharing and unconventional sleeping arrangement," says Butler County ...

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A cardboard box could save the lives of hundreds of babies in Alabama - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 21:47

Alabama's News Leader

A cardboard box could save the lives of hundreds of babies in Alabama
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
"In Alabama, all the babies that die before the first year, 22 percent of them die because of sudden unexplained infant death,” Freda Centor, an advanced nursing coordinator with UAB, said. Officials say some of those are from sudden infant death ...
Alabama launches 'Baby Box Safe Sleep' campaign to combat SIDSWSFA
Alabama Giving Away Baby Boxes to New ParentsU.S. News & World Report
Cardboard box could lower infant mortalityAlabama's News Leader
Huffington Post -The Decatur Daily -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Delay in infant death trial: 4-month-old had alcohol in system - American Press

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 07:20

Delay in infant death trial: 4-month-old had alcohol in system
American Press
The autopsy was part of a routine sudden infant death investigation conducted after Lake Charles police received a call July 14, 2016 about a dead infant at a Fox Run Drive apartment. The child had been found lying face down but had no signs of ...

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Grieving mum's agony at not getting one last cuddle with dead baby ... - The Sun

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:41

The Sun

Grieving mum's agony at not getting one last cuddle with dead baby ...
The Sun
Heartbroken Lucy said: "I put my son to bed, and when I went in later... nothing can prepare you for that. He was 15 weeks old"

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Infant's death caused by SIDS - Daily Inter Lake

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 20:09

Infant's death caused by SIDS
Daily Inter Lake
Authorities have ruled the cause of death of 7-month-old Kobiya Ivan Joseph Broad of Evergreen as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). According to Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry, the diagnosis followed a standard investigation and complete ...

What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here's all you need to know - The Sun

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 08:00

The Sun

What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here's all you need to know
The Sun
Co-sleeping – where parents sleep with their baby on a bed, sofa or chair – is also thought to be associated with sudden infant death syndrome. Babies who die from the syndrome are thought to have trouble regulating their heart rate, breathing and ...

CDC: Infant mortality improves in South Carolina | Your Health ... - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 22:03

Charleston Post Courier

CDC: Infant mortality improves in South Carolina | Your Health ...
Charleston Post Courier
A new CDC report shows the infant mortality rate in South Carolina vastly improved between 2005 and 2014, even though it remains higher than the national ...

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Baby boxes provided to parents to avoid sudden infant death syndrome - Pulse Headlines

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 10:09

Pulse Headlines

Baby boxes provided to parents to avoid sudden infant death syndrome
Pulse Headlines
“These deaths can include accidental overlying when the baby's sharing a surface with another person, suffocation when they get trapped under blankets or in pillows, strangulation if something wraps around the baby's neck, entrapment when the baby gets ...
Baby Boxes: What Can They Do To Stop Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?Tech Times
Can free baby boxes help in fighting Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?Normangee Star
New research shows old teaching on how to put babies to sleep was wrong, led to infant deathsChattanooga Times Free Press
Refinery29 -Minnesota Public Radio News -NPR
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Pink and Blue Day Raises Awareness for Sudden Infant Death ... - wnep.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:17

wnep.com

Pink and Blue Day Raises Awareness for Sudden Infant Death ...
wnep.com
DUNMORE -- March 24th marks the annual Pink and Blue Day, aimed to raise awareness for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The colors ...

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The infant twins who died — A mystery I can't stop thinking about - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:20

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

The infant twins who died — A mystery I can't stop thinking about
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
If it were one child, you'd think Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. That it was twins, dying the same morning, makes that seemingly impossible. I've heard people speculate perhaps they had a congenital heart condition. Okay, but again, for it to strike ...
LISTEN: Twins' mom makes distraught 911 callCherry Hill Courier Post

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Can Cardboard Boxes Save Infants' Lives? - Here And Now

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:08

Here And Now

Can Cardboard Boxes Save Infants' Lives?
Here And Now
Since January, about 3,800 New Jersey parents have opted to lay their infants to sleep in simple cardboard boxes. It's a public health initiative to reduce cases of sudden infant death syndrome, which killed 3,700 babies in the United States in 2015.
North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign alongside life-saving charitygethampshire.co.uk

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North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign alongside life-saving charity - gethampshire.co.uk

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:19

North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign alongside life-saving charity
gethampshire.co.uk
North East Hampshire MP Ranil Jayawardena is backing a campaign calling for increased awareness about the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The MP has joined baby charity The Lullaby Trust in urging local authorities to ensure health ...

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US - NBCNews.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:03

NBCNews.com

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US
NBCNews.com
The biggest drop — 29 percent — is for deaths from sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS, the team at the National Center for Health Statistics found. "Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around ...
US infant mortality rates down 15%CNN
Infant mortality rates fall 15 percent in the USPhilly.com
Infant Deaths Continue to Drop in the USTIME
Christian Science Monitor -The Hill -Redbookmag.com (blog) -CDC
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Fewer babies are dying in New Jersey, except in accidents - NJ.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:35

NJ.com

Fewer babies are dying in New Jersey, except in accidents
NJ.com
Big strides have been made in reducing the medical causes of infant death, but that progress has been undermined by a jump in deaths due to accidents, according to the latest federal statistics. New Jersey's infant mortality rate is the third-lowest in ...

New Jersey becomes first state to offer baby boxes in effort to cut down Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - News 12 New Jersey

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:05

News 12 New Jersey

New Jersey becomes first state to offer baby boxes in effort to cut down Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
News 12 New Jersey
CRESSKILL - New Jersey has become the first state in the country to offer baby boxes, which are made out of durable cardboard and can be used as a bed for the baby's first months of life. The aim is to cut down on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

US infant mortality rates down 15% - CNN

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 03:59

CNN

US infant mortality rates down 15%
CNN
From 2005 to 2014, the infant mortality rate in the US dropped 15%, from 6.86 infant deaths per 1,000 live births to 5.82. Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, declined by 29%, and there were drops in infant mortality rates across most racial groups.
Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in USNBCNews.com
Infant Deaths Continue to Drop in the USTIME
US infant mortality rate declines, but disparities remainChristian Science Monitor
The Hill -MedPage Today -Redbookmag.com (blog) -CDC
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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands in fight against SIDS - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:09

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands in fight against SIDS
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
A Los Angeles-based company has partnered with health officials to give the boxes away for free and an online initiative offers advice aimed at reducing sudden unexpected infant deaths. New Jersey and Ohio were the first to participate statewide in the ...
Solihull mums offered baby boxes to help cut cot deathSolihull Observer

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