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2014-05-05 11:27:52

Supine sleeping, which reduces risk of sudden infant death syndrome, less common among preterm infants than babies born on time Since 1994, parents have been urged to put their babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It appears many caregivers have not gotten the message, and health care providers have not done enough to educate families. Rates of supine sleeping (being placed on the back for sleep) are as low as 50 percent in some...

2014-05-05 11:24:57

Twenty-edight percent of Hispanic mothers share a bed with their babies; 22 percent of black mothers put infants to sleep on their stomachs Each year, 4,000 babies die unexpectedly during sleep time from sudden infant death syndrome, accidental suffocation or unknown causes. To keep infants safe, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises caregivers to put babies to sleep on their backs and avoid sharing a bed, among other practices. Many families, however, are not following this...

2014-01-04 23:20:34

Advanced Customizable Baby Soothing App Now Available On iTunes for iPhone and iPad (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 What parent of a newborn child hasn’t wished for a good night’s sleep, for their baby and themselves? Sleepless nights are all too common with young children, an issue that Lullaby Baby has been designed to alleviate. Through creating a soothing sonic landscape with songs and familiar sounds, this new app can help babies drift off to sleep, and provide their parents with some...

2013-11-11 13:34:42

Study reinforces that some babies have underlying vulnerability Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital report that infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly, in both safe and unsafe sleep environments, have underlying brainstem abnormalities and are not all normal prior to death. The researchers also point to the need to detect and treat this underlying vulnerability early, the focus of their current work. They report their findings in the December issue of Pediatrics. The...

2013-09-18 23:19:34

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the largest cause of infant death; with its new 800+ users, Owlet will create the largest data set of infant health. Making it the first step in SIDS prevention using ‘big data.’ Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the number one cause of infant death from one month to a year. Researchers hope that with the newly possible 'Owlet Data Set' they will be able to make discoveries that have never before been...

2013-09-16 23:04:54

The next generation of baby mattresses from UBIMED® recognized for patented technology Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 UBIMED®, a leader in pediatric products designed to ensure babies’ safety, comfort, and hygiene, has announced that its Lifenest® Sleep System™ received the 2013 Seal of Approval from The National Parenting Center. The Lifenest®, its latest product, helps prevent positional plagiocephaly –more commonly known as the Flat Head Syndrome....

2013-07-12 23:24:59

Lullabytes restarts music when baby cries during the night, tracks sleep and nap sessions, and provides parents insights into baby’s sleep habits. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Baby Bytes Studios has transformed baby bedtime routines with the release of Lullabytes, the world’s first intelligent lullaby app. Lullabytes is designed for children 0 to 36 months, and is available for free on the Apple App Store. It is designed for iPhone and iPod Touch, but also works with iPad and...

2013-07-02 23:23:56

Kolcraft® Enterprises, announced its collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the Safe to Sleep campaign. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Kolcraft® Enterprises announced its collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the Safe to Sleep campaign. The Safe to Sleep campaign aims to educate parents, caregivers, and health care providers about ways...

Fivefold Risk Increase Of SIDS When Parents, Babies Bed Share
2013-05-21 07:11:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death, remains a major cause of death for babies less than a year old in developed nations despite a growing consensus that sleeping with a baby increases risk of death. This cause of death may be pronounced when parents smoke, drink alcohol or use drugs. However, a new study by the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine (LSHTM) has found that bed sharing between...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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