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2012-07-19 23:02:15

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a leading cause of death among infants aged one month to one year and is a top concern for every new parent. The following are easy to implement, helpful tips for any new parent from Pneo LLC, the distributors of Snuza mobile baby monitors. West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 New parents want peace of mind as they experience a full range of emotions when they bring home their new baby — from excitement to anxiety. Most new parents experience...

2011-11-08 14:29:00

Most parents are aware of the national "back to sleep" message, but many parents still place their infants in unsafe sleep settings. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nearly two-decades-long national "back to sleep" campaign that promotes infant safe sleep is credited with reducing the rate of sudden infant death syndrome in the United States. However, the rate of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs) due to unsafe sleep habits has continued to climb. SUIDs...

2011-10-27 05:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the childcare and education workforce, announces updates to their Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) course in accordance with the new recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO) CCEI's SIDS course is designed to inform infant...

2011-10-17 11:49:13

New research reinforces the need for continued public education programs that encourage parents to place their infants to sleep in the supine (back) position in a safe crib or bassinet, to prevent an estimated 4,600 annual Sudden Unintended Infant Deaths (SUID), of which 50 percent are classified as Sudden Death Syndrome (SIDS). The abstract, "Retrospective Review of Sleeping Conditions in Infant Deaths in New Mexico," was presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National...

2011-10-17 11:43:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The best thing you can do to lower the chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is to place your baby on his or her back to sleep, with nothing else in the crib or bassinet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) That's the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is working to prevent manufacturers of sleep products for babies from claiming that their use will prevent or lower...

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2011-06-13 13:36:43

According to a new study, babies who are breastfed are less likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The authors write in Pediatrics that other explanations seem unlikely. "Breastfeeding is the best method of feeding infants," Dr. Fern Hauck, the study's lead author from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, said in a statement to Reuters Health. SIDS is defined as a sudden and unexplained death in a baby less than a year old.  According to the...

2011-04-12 00:00:27

SwaddleDesigns Goldilocks Guideâ“ž¢ Helps Parents Remember that Baby should not be Too Hot, or Too Cold, But Just Right ~ Comfortably Warm. SwaddleDesigns Safe Sleep Guidelines have been developed using up-to-date information and research to help New Parents Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Create a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby to Sleep, Thrive and Grow. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 SwaddleDesigns®, a baby product company founded by Lynette Damir, RN,...

2010-12-31 00:01:00

Effective January 1, 2011 all hospitals in Illinois will be required to provide free educational materials to parents or guardians of newborns regarding SIDS and Safe Sleep. The materials will include information to help parents understand SIDS and lower their child's risk for it. Hospital staff will be required to review the materials with new parents and discuss ways to reduce the likelihood of SIDS prior to their discharge from the hospital. SIDS of Illinois, Inc. has been educating...

2010-12-23 08:19:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It was reported that an average of 7,000 babies die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) every year.  What's more, the number of infants who die of SIDS surges by 33 percent on New Year's Day.  How could that be you ask?  Well, the suspected reason is actually the alcohol consumption by caretakers the night before. Researchers looked at 129,090 SIDS cases from 1973 to 2006 by means of three multiyear nationwide datasets: computerized death certificates,...

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2010-12-16 13:35:00

UC San Diego study suggests link between sudden infant death and alcohol Not a happy holiday thought, but an important one: The number of babies who die of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, surges by 33 percent on New Year's Day. The suspected reason? Alcohol consumption by caretakers the night before. Led by sociologist David Phillips of the University of California, San Diego, the study documenting the dramatic rise in SIDS deaths on New Year's is published in the journal Addiction....