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SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME
Genetic Testing and Maternal Mental Health
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How Governments Are Failing Breastfeeding Moms
The baby formula industry spends more on marketing than governments do supporting nursing mothers.
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Black U.S. Babies Still More Likely To Die Than White Infants
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
"I’d like to see racial equality in infant survival in my lifetime."
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Even More States Are Getting In On The Free ‘Baby Box’ Trend
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The Scary But Rare Risk Linked To Exclusive Breastfeeding
Sometimes, breast isn't best. Doctors should get real about that.
These Centuries-Old Flax Baby Beds Are Helping To Prevent Infant Deaths
The wahakura is a traditional woven baby basket used by the Maori.
Exposing Double Standards Young Moms Face
Elizabeth L. Krause
Anthropologist, writer, professor
Surveillance of mothering practices and the "ideal" age of first-time mothering has intensified, thanks in no small part to the cacophony of biased studies, news reports, and state welfare apparatuses.
Is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome a Result of Stubbornness?
A new website dedicated to smarter sleep & wakefulness, publis...
The Back to Sleep initiative, now referred to as Safe to Sleep, has drastically reduced the number of crib deaths. The number of reported cases is three times lower than it was in the early 90s. But even one infant death is too many when it can be prevented by taking simple precautions.
Sudden Infant Deaths Linked To Elevation
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Finding a Mission Through Tragedy: Checking Hearts and Saving Lives
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My son Simon was born, beautiful and healthy, on October 21, 2004. He scored 8 and 9 on his APGAR test and was average for height and weight. He smiled for the first time at 47 days. He died suddenly a few weeks later.
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20 Years of Protecting Infants During Sleep
Alan E. Guttmacher
Senior Advisor, The Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children
Knowledge about SIDS has come a long way in the past 20 years. We've discovered many ways to reduce the risk of SIDS -- primary among them placing babies to sleep on their backs.
Co-Sleeping And SIDS: Risk Is Increased When Infants Sleep With Parents
11 Facts Every Parent Should Know About Their Baby's Brain 10 Scientific Tips For Raising Happy Kids 7 Facts About Home Births
Smart Baby Suit Works To Prevent Sudden Infant Deaths
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SIDS Prevention: Researchers Study Past Cases For Clues To Reduce Risk
There had been no signs of trouble before that day. Dearea had had a healthy pregnancy, and brought Charlie home shortly
WATCH: Why Can't We Stop Sudden Infant Deaths?
Googling Often Doesn't Get It Right When It Comes to Infant Sleep Safety
Dr. Michael J. Breus
Clinical Psychologist; Board Certified Sleep Specialist
The Web is not a doctor. The Internet can deliver information with amazing speed and volume, but it can't listen to your child's heartbeat or look into your baby's eyes while engaging in a conversation about your newborn's sleep habits.
SIDS And Vitamin D Deficiency: What's The Link?
Chana Al-Alas,19, and Rohan Wray, 22, were acquitted of murdering their son Jayden after the jury learned that his fractures
5 Tips For Battling Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
By Seed, Seed
SIDS is the unexplained death of a child under the age of 1. In a typical SIDS scenario, a parent checks on who they believe
Unexplained Infant Deaths To Be Recorded In New Database
In recent years, the number of reported cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has declined, with a 50 percent drop
Safe Swaddling: Stopping The 3,000 Infant Sleep Deaths
Pediatrician. Creator of the DVD's/books 'The Happiest Baby on...
We have cut SIDS deaths by over 50%. It's an enormous success and cause for celebration, but our work is far from done.
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