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"Baby Boxes" Could Prevent Sleep-Related Deaths - Big Country Homepage

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:16

Big Country Homepage

"Baby Boxes" Could Prevent Sleep-Related Deaths
Big Country Homepage
SIDS is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, a major reason why the United States is way behind other countries when it comes to infant mortality, ranking 26th in the most recent study. At the top of that list is Finland, a country that's been giving out baby ...

Does Your Baby Really Need That Monitor? - Forbes

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 08:53

Forbes

Does Your Baby Really Need That Monitor?
Forbes
Some have suggested (sort of…as you will see later) that such devices can prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), which is when seemingly healthy babies who are less than a year old die unexpectedly. According to the Centers for Disease Control ...

Group charged with understanding Maine infant deaths to meet after ... - Bangor Daily News

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 05:37

Bangor Daily News

Group charged with understanding Maine infant deaths to meet after ...
Bangor Daily News
Lawmakers aim to give the panel more authority, especially after a rise in the state's infant mortality rate that no one can fully explain. Maine news, sports, politics ...

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Group charged with understanding Maine infant deaths to meet after 3-year hiatus - Bangor Daily News

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 05:37

Bangor Daily News

Group charged with understanding Maine infant deaths to meet after 3-year hiatus
Bangor Daily News
There's no obvious explanation for the rise, the BDN found, though the rise in infant deaths is statistically significant. The rates of Maine babies dying due to birth defects, pregnancy complications, prematurity or low birthweight, and Sudden Infant ...

N.J. the 1st state to distribute 'baby boxes' to prevent newborns deaths - NJ.com

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 15:01

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N.J. the 1st state to distribute 'baby boxes' to prevent newborns deaths
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"Baby Box University will help families make safe and healthy choices for their children by educating them about simple changes that will decrease the risk that a death will occur due to an unsafe sleep environment or (sudden infant death syndrome ...
Baby boxes: New Jersey promotes cardboard cribsCBS News
New Jersey Fights Infant Mortality Rates With Baby BoxesCDA News

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Healthy babies don't need apps to monitor vital signs - Washington Post

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 09:56

Washington Post

Healthy babies don't need apps to monitor vital signs
Washington Post
This marketing can play into parents' fear of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, with suggestions that the apps and sensors can be used when babies sleep. SIDS has become much less common in recent decades as doctors have urged parents to put ...
Healthy Babies Probably Don't Need 'Smart' Monitors, According To U.S. DoctorsHuffington Post Canada

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Baby boxes: New Jersey promotes cardboard cribs - CBS News

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 09:23

CBS News

Baby boxes: New Jersey promotes cardboard cribs
CBS News
SIDS is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, a major reason why the United States is way behind other countries when it comes to infant mortality, ranking 26th in the most recent study. At the top of that list is Finland, a country that's been giving out baby ...

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DEAD ASLEEP DAY 2: Parents can face charges; unsafe sleep ... - Arkansas Online

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 07:03

Arkansas Online

DEAD ASLEEP DAY 2: Parents can face charges; unsafe sleep ...
Arkansas Online
By everyone's account, Austin Moss, then 21, and Jennifer Moss, 19, didn't intend to hurt their baby. But the Siloam Springs couple smoked marijuana earlier ...

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DEAD ASLEEP DAY 1: In Arkansas, lives cut short; state has 2nd ... - Arkansas Online

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 04:50

Arkansas Online

DEAD ASLEEP DAY 1: In Arkansas, lives cut short; state has 2nd ...
Arkansas Online
Avah Mae Forrester died Dec. 30, 2015, one of more than 1000 infants in Arkansas since 1999 who appeared to be healthy when they went to sleep, then never ...

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Smart baby-trackers mostly unnecessary, say US doctors - BBC News

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:20

Smart baby-trackers mostly unnecessary, say US doctors
BBC News
"All the data we have so far suggests monitoring healthy infants at home has not been shown to reduce the risk of Sids [Sudden Infant Death Syndrome]. "There are few classes of babies for whom it would be appropriate to go home with a medical monitor ...

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Safe sleeping for infants - Story | KernGoldenEmpire - Kern Golden Empire

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:18

Kern Golden Empire

Safe sleeping for infants - Story | KernGoldenEmpire
Kern Golden Empire
The parents of an infant who died earlier this month in east Bakersfield are trying to raise awareness about sudden infant death syndrome.
Texas Children's Hospital Gives Recommendations for Safe ...www.katymagazine.com (press release) (blog)

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New Jersey Baby Boxes Aim to Reduce Infant Deaths - Newsmax

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 10:12

Newsmax

New Jersey Baby Boxes Aim to Reduce Infant Deaths
Newsmax
In New Jersey, "baby boxes" will be given to all expecting and new parents in a safe sleeping campaign aimed at reducing the number Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths. The parents will receive the mattress-lined boxes along with infant care supplies ...
New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mortality ratesCNN
New Jersey to be first US state to offer new parents baby boxesFox News
Safe Sleep Baby Boxes making their way to WisconsinWBAY
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New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mor - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports - WAOW

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 08:00

New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mor - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports
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The Baby Box Co., a California-based company, paired up with New Jersey's Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board on a grant from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in order to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and improve family ...

New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mortality rates - KOLO

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 23:19

KOLO

New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mortality rates
KOLO
The Baby Box Co., a California-based company, paired up with New Jersey's Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board on a grant from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in order to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and improve family ...
New Jersey to be first US state to offer new parents baby boxesFox News
Finland's adorable and much-envied “baby boxes” are making a debut in the USQuartz
NJ offers Baby Boxes to new parentsWABC-TV
Becker's Hospital Review -New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio -NBC New York -PhillyVoice.com
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Mum who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome raises money in his memory - Chelmsford Weekly News

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 19:13

Chelmsford Weekly News

Mum who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome raises money in his memory
Chelmsford Weekly News
A MUM who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome is raising money in his memory more than 30 years later. Kerri Morphew Robinson is running the London Marathon and holding quiz nights to help the Lullaby Trust. She said she wants to help a ...

New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mortality rates - CNN

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 17:34

CNN

New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant mortality rates
CNN
The Baby Box Co., a California-based company, paired up with New Jersey's Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board on a grant from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in order to reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and improve family ...
New Jersey Baby Boxes Aim to Reduce Infant DeathsNewsmax
New Jersey gives out free baby boxes in move to lower infant ...kfor.com
Finland's adorable and much-envied “baby boxes” are making a debut in the USQuartz
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Smart baby monitors could put infants at risk, doctors say - The Verge

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 17:29

Counsel & Heal

Smart baby monitors could put infants at risk, doctors say
The Verge
Smart diaper clips, smart onesies, smart socks, and smart leg monitors are sold to parents by manufacturers claiming the devices can help prevent infants from dying in their sleep. Sleep-related deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, ...
Why Fancy Baby Monitors Aren't Needed for Healthy BabiesYahoo News
Buyer Beware: Baby Wearables Could Be HarmfulTom's Guide
It turns out those 'smart' baby wearables could be a ... - SiliconANGLESiliconANGLE (blog)
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Mum who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome raises money in his memory - Gazette

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 14:04

Gazette

Mum who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome raises money in his memory
Gazette
A MUM who lost her brother to sudden infant death syndrome is raising money in his memory more than 30 years later. Kerri Morphew Robinson is running the London Marathon and holding quiz nights to help the Lullaby Trust. She said she wants to help a ...

Smartphone apps to monitor infant's vital signs not proven - WRAL.com

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 06:27

WRAL.com

Smartphone apps to monitor infant's vital signs not proven
WRAL.com
Bonafide writes that there are no medical reasons for monitoring healthy infants at home. What's more, an American Academy of Pediatrics policy says parents shouldn't use home monitors like these as a strategy to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death ...
Why Fancy Baby Monitors Aren't Needed for Healthy BabiesLive Science
Consumer-use baby monitors have little proven benefit for healthy infantsScience Daily
Researchers call for more evidence, regulation for wearable baby monitorsMobiHealthNews
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