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Baby boxes will keep sleeping New Jersey infants safe | Parenting ... - NJ.com

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:46

NJ.com

Baby boxes will keep sleeping New Jersey infants safe | Parenting ...
NJ.com
New Jersey has embarked on a new initiative to improve an already impressive record in keeping sleeping babies safe. The new effort is the distribution of baby ...
Sleep safe to reduce infant death | Columnists | missoulian.comThe Missoulian

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The heartbreaking experience of parents of a 15-month-old girl who lost her life to cot death has led them to warn ... - WalesOnline

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:59

WalesOnline

The heartbreaking experience of parents of a 15-month-old girl who lost her life to cot death has led them to warn ...
WalesOnline
... the risk of cot death lessens as they get older – you get the impression that once your child passes six months it's plain sailing – but people need to know the risks are there until a child is five. “I don't think the condition should be called ...

Sleep safe to reduce infant death - The Missoulian

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 07:37

The Missoulian

Sleep safe to reduce infant death
The Missoulian
As much as we obsess about how often and how long our baby sleeps, there is another important aspect of infant sleep: safe sleep. Because sleep-related deaths and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) occur more frequently in winter months, Child ...

Hospital giving new mothers sleeping boxes for babies - The Daily Gazette

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 18:18

The Daily Gazette

Hospital giving new mothers sleeping boxes for babies
The Daily Gazette
This statistic led to the formation of the Baby Box Co., when one of the two women who founded it had her first child and learned of the thousands of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome cases annually in the United States. The product for which the company is ...
Why Denver health officials hope a simple cardboard box will reduce infant mortalityCanon City Daily Record

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Santa Rosa businesses go smoke-free - Santa Rosa Press Gazette

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 15:33

Santa Rosa businesses go smoke-free
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
... problems as well. In addition to an increased risk of heart attack, adults exposed to second-hand smoke are at risk for lung cancer and stroke. Children may experience ear infections and respiratory problems, as well as sudden infant death syndrome.

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SUDC Foundation Awards Grant to AAP and NAME to Establish ... - Send2Press Newswire (press release)

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 14:33

Send2Press Newswire (press release)

SUDC Foundation Awards Grant to AAP and NAME to Establish ...
Send2Press Newswire (press release)
CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation, the only organization worldwide dedicated to sudden unexplained ...

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Why Denver health officials hope a simple cardboard box will reduce infant mortality - Canon City Daily Record

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 07:03

Why Denver health officials hope a simple cardboard box will reduce infant mortality
Canon City Daily Record
Denver Public Health hopes soon to begin a campaign distributing free baby sleep boxes across the city, a first, modest step in Colorado to help new parents gain access to a simple tool that health experts say could greatly reduce infant mortality ...

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Safe Sleeping Rules Adopted 4 Years After Bill Required Them - Honolulu Civil Beat

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 21:03

Honolulu Civil Beat

Safe Sleeping Rules Adopted 4 Years After Bill Required Them
Honolulu Civil Beat
... sleep practices at day cares, the Department of Human Services has adopted regulations requiring infants to be placed on their backs while napping and prohibiting soft bedding and bumpers thought to pose a hazard for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Sleep deprived? Experts to offer advice on Baby Sleep Day - Philly.com (blog)

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 03:03

Philly.com (blog)

Sleep deprived? Experts to offer advice on Baby Sleep Day
Philly.com (blog)
On March 1, sleep experts will be available to answer your questions on the Pediatric Sleep Council's Facebook page. - Healthy Kids, Philadelphia Philly.com.

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Tiniest victims of Missouri's heroin epidemic flood into foster care - STLtoday.com

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 07:00

STLtoday.com

Tiniest victims of Missouri's heroin epidemic flood into foster care
STLtoday.com
She knows, for example, that babies in withdrawal are at a higher risk for seizures or sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. If something happens, she could be legally liable. “The first week is very exhausting because I'm constantly checking their ...

Keeping babies safe - LancasterOnline

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 05:02

The Denver Post

Keeping babies safe
LancasterOnline
Last year, an estimated 93 percent of baby fatalities in New Jersey associated with sudden unexpected infant death were related to sleep and sleep environments, according to a report from the New Jersey Child Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board.
Why Denver health officials hope a simple cardboard box will ...The Denver Post
'Baby Boxes,' Other Essentials For Parents Handed OutCBS Local
New Jersey Begins 'Baby Box' Program to Help Reduce Sudden Death RatesFinance Daily

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Safe Sleep for Your Baby - Coos Bay World

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:20

Safe 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 which put pressure on an infant's trachea, blocking the infant's ability to breathe. Back then, infants with these (mistakenly diagnosed ...

Breastfeeding counsellor speaks out on how to co-sleep safely, after tragic death of seven-week-old baby Deleilah ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:09

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Breastfeeding counsellor speaks out on how to co-sleep safely, after tragic death of seven-week-old baby Deleilah ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
“Many of the experts have said there's a problem with sudden infant death syndrome, and sometimes people do suffocate their children - so they ignore the fact lots of people around the world co-sleep safely.” She said the fear around co-sleeping had ...

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Bill to remove public info from autopsy reports will be revised - KOKH FOX25

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:33

KOKH FOX25

Bill to remove public info from autopsy reports will be revised
KOKH FOX25
Our review saw the shift of SIDS fading out as a cause of death listed on autopsy reports, it was replaced with a new designation, “Sudden Unexplained Infant Death.” Those titles just refer to the cause of death. The medical examiner also has to ...

Local Health Center Implements “Baby Box” Program - WHIZ

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 18:13

WHIZ

Local Health Center Implements “Baby Box” Program
WHIZ
The United States ranks 25th in the world for sudden infant death syndrome, and MVHC hopes a technique used worldwide will help mothers and infants in the community. Finland, which has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world, has been handing out ...

"Unknown" devastating diagnosis in fight to save Oklahoma babies - KOKH FOX25

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 21:08

KOKH FOX25

"Unknown" devastating diagnosis in fight to save Oklahoma babies
KOKH FOX25
“Years ago SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) was used as a compassionate diagnosis but now it seems that "unknown" is the new compassionate diagnosis,” Ali told FOX 25. FOX 25 requested every autopsy report for a ten-year period for children under ...

Warn Parents About Harms of Baby Monitoring Apps, Ped Says - Medscape

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:16

Medscape

Warn Parents About Harms of Baby Monitoring Apps, Ped Says
Medscape
To date, manufacturers have sidestepped the cost of regulatory oversight by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by avoiding any direct assertions that their monitoring devices can prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but such a claim is ...

High tech smart baby monitors giving parents' peace of mind - KOKH FOX25

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 23:21

KOKH FOX25

High tech smart baby monitors giving parents' peace of mind
KOKH FOX25
More research still needs to be done to determine the impact the Owlet or other smart baby monitors could have on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or other breathing problems in babies. Critics also say these types of monitors can give parents a ...

Coroner: Mojave baby died of unexplained sudden infant death ... - The Bakersfield Californian

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:29

Coroner: Mojave baby died of unexplained sudden infant death ...
The Bakersfield Californian
The cause of a Mojave child's Dec. 5 death has been ruled unexplained sudden infant death by the Kern County Sheriff's Office coroner section.

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One-month-old baby girl found unresponsive in bed dies in Mojave - KERO 23ABC News

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:46

KERO 23ABC News

One-month-old baby girl found unresponsive in bed dies in Mojave
KERO 23ABC News
MOJAVE, Calif. - Ralen Ellis, a one-month, two-day-old baby girl, was found unresponsive in her bed on December 5, 2016 on Stagecoach Lane, just north of Fickett Avenue. She was then transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where she was pronounced ...