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Editorial: Infant mortality has no easy fix - The Columbus Dispatch

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 18:24

The Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: Infant mortality has no easy fix
The Columbus Dispatch
Premature births are a leading factor in infant mortality, and the causes are not fully understood. Teaching mothers safe-sleeping practices for their babies also is vital, since Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or crib death, also is a big part of the ...

Aurora couple charged with child abuse after two babies die under similar circumstances - The Denver Post

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 14:58

The Denver Post

Aurora couple charged with child abuse after two babies die under similar circumstances
The Denver Post
An Aurora couple face child abuse charges after their two infant children died under similar circumstances within two years of each other. Gregory Tyler Newton, 27, and Tierra ... lie face down on the soft surface. Sudden infant death syndrome is also ...

NWI first responders aim to keep babies from suffocating during sleep - nwitimes.com

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 04:03

nwitimes.com

NWI first responders aim to keep babies from suffocating during sleep
nwitimes.com
Many of those deaths used to be classified as sudden infant death syndrome, but medical examiners are increasingly realizing they're being caused by asphyxiation during sleep. Public health experts warn that infants should always be put to sleep alone ...

New Jersey Continues To Offer Parents Free 'Baby Boxes' In Effort To Prevent SIDS - CBS New York

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:15

CBS New York

New Jersey Continues To Offer Parents Free 'Baby Boxes' In Effort To Prevent SIDS
CBS New York
“All you really had to do was go online, watch a couple of videos on infant safety and about SIDS and how to care for newborns,” McManamon said. “After that, they send you a Baby Box.” The program is funded by a $40,000 grant from the Centers for ...

28 AL organizations to receive funds for infant sleep education - WSFA

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 20:53

28 AL organizations to receive funds for infant sleep education
WSFA
“There is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) and then your accidental strangulation/suffocation,” Stratton said. According to Stratton, SIDS occurs when there are underlying circumstances that may have led to ...

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping - WMC Action News 5

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:44

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping
WMC Action News 5
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports over 3,500 babies across the country die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping. According to the AAP, the deaths are often due to sudden infant death syndrome or accidental deaths from ...

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping - WDAM-TV

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:17

Infant death highlights dangers of co-sleeping
WDAM-TV
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports over 3,500 babies across the country die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping. According to the AAP, the deaths are often due to sudden infant death syndrome or accidental deaths from ...

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Commentary: Research advances in solving SIDS puzzle - Naples Daily News

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:05

Naples Daily News

Commentary: Research advances in solving SIDS puzzle
Naples Daily News
The American Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Institute was established in 1983 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since then, we've worked with ...

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Attention NJ parents: Do you have your Baby Box yet? - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 19:24

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Attention NJ parents: Do you have your Baby Box yet?
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
Lampitt says the program already has a track record for lower sudden infant death syndrome in this country and around the world. “These boxes have been distributed since 1949 in Finland. They've been tested, and using this program we can get a better ...
Baby boxes, puppy mills on lawmakers' Monday agendaNorthJersey.com

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Underfunding Health Department hurts Mississippians - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 17:19

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Underfunding Health Department hurts Mississippians
Jackson Clarion Ledger
In addition, babies should be protected from exposure to second- or third-hand cigarette smoke, which is also associated with sudden infant deaths. Newborn babies have tiny lungs and they are easily suffocated. If left lying on their stomachs they can ...

Yakima Valley deaths serve as reminders for safely sleeping infants - Yakima Herald-Republic

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 01:08

Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima Valley deaths serve as reminders for safely sleeping infants
Yakima Herald-Republic
Yakima Neighborhood Health offers maternity support services in the form of infant case management, home visits, nursing, nutritional counseling and breastfeeding support and education. The main number is 509-454-4143. Find more information on its ...

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AtlantiCare program helps families find safe sleeping spaces for baby - Press of Atlantic City

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 14:34

Press of Atlantic City

AtlantiCare program helps families find safe sleeping spaces for baby
Press of Atlantic City
AtlantiCare had been teaching, updating and expanding its education on safe sleeping to reduce risk of infant mortality and sudden infant death syndrome for years with help from its Maternal Newborn/Pediatrics Team, but a closer look at those deaths ...

Health Briefs: Avoid health scams - Craig Daily Press

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 01:02

Craig Daily Press

Health Briefs: Avoid health scams
Craig Daily Press
The latest AAP recommendations include 19 overall guidelines for reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. The primary recommendation for reducing the risk of SIDS remains the same: place ...

State organizations get grants to promote safe infant sleep - Times Daily

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:44

State organizations get grants to promote safe infant sleep
Times Daily
The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development awarded more than $50,000 to 28 groups in Alabama in an effort to reduce the rate of sudden unexplained infant death and other sleep-related infant deaths in the state.

Heartbroken parents bid to help others after sudden cot death of 'fit and healthy' 15-month-old daughter - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 12:35

Mirror.co.uk

Heartbroken parents bid to help others after sudden cot death of 'fit and healthy' 15-month-old daughter
Mirror.co.uk
“I don't think the condition should be called sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). “It would be more accurate to call it sudden death syndrome in children because it's not just infants who are at risk.” Jo and Emad, from Brackla, Bridgend, now want to ...

Parents of 15-month-old baby girl who lost her life to cot death warn older babies are at risk too - The Sun

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 05:27

The Sun

Parents of 15-month-old baby girl who lost her life to cot death warn older babies are at risk too
The Sun
THE heartbroken parents of a 15-month-old baby girl who died from cot death are urging all parents to be aware of the condition. In the UK, fewer than 300 babies die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) each year, with most deaths occurring when ...

Free baby boxes to be distributed to prenatal patients at MVHC - Morgan County Herald

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:08

Morgan County Herald

Free baby boxes to be distributed to prenatal patients at MVHC
Morgan County Herald
... low-tech bassinet made of laminated cardboard, which experts say can sharply reduce the chances of sudden infant death syndrome. Now, MVHC has become the first health center in the region to adopt a broad program to reduce infant deaths by aiming ...

Mother raising awareness and donating in daughter's memory - UpNorthLive.com

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 21:41

UpNorthLive.com

Mother raising awareness and donating in daughter's memory
UpNorthLive.com
MANISTEE COUNTY, Mi. (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Manistee County mother who lost her one-month-old child to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is now helping mothers avoid the same heartbreak. Misty Crupe's daughter, Morgan, died in her sleep last May.

Peacocks Strides For Babies 5K run this weekend - Greenville News

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 21:01

Greenville News

Peacocks Strides For Babies 5K run this weekend
Greenville News
The event honors of Emily “Peacock” Ware, who passed away at 5 months old from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. SIDS is one of the leading causes of death among infants in the United States. Proceeds will benefit CJ First Candle, a nonprofit organization ...

2 Butler County infant deaths believed to be sleep related - Hamilton Journal News

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 14:36

Hamilton Journal News

2 Butler County infant deaths believed to be sleep related
Hamilton Journal News
Sleep-related infant deaths occur in infants under one year old during observed or unobserved sleep periods such as napping and nighttime sleep. These deaths include Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and deaths from accidental suffocation, asphyxia ...