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2014-06-09 23:11:17

The BirthCare Center in Daytona Beach Now Offers Classes to New and Expecting Parents Teaching the Guidelines to Help Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (http://www.floridahospitalbabies.com) is teaching new and expecting moms the guidelines to safe newborn sleep in an effort to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). “Safe sleep is such an important topic when it comes...

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...

2011-11-02 13:38:29

A woman goes into labor, and gives birth. The newborn is swaddled and placed to sleep in a nearby bassinet, or taken to the hospital nursery so that the mother can rest. Despite this common practice, new research published in Biological Psychiatry provides new evidence that separating infants from their mothers is stressful to the baby. It is standard practice in a hospital setting, particularly among Western cultures, to separate mothers and their newborns. Separation is also common for...

Guidelines For Infant Sleep Safety Expanded
2011-10-18 08:28:19

Reports of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have declined significantly since 1992 when the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that all babies should be placed on their backs to sleep. But other sleep-related deaths have continued to rise. One of those sleep-related deaths, suffocation, is being tackled head-on by the AAP. The academy is expanding its guidelines on safe sleep for babies and calls for parents to not use bumper pads in cribs because babies can suffocate...

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...

2011-08-09 00:00:03

Babies, especially those who suffer from colic or congestion, can rest more peacefully thanks to the new Kolcraft Preferred Position Bassinet. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Babies, especially those who suffer from colic or congestion, and parents can rest more peacefully thanks to the new Preferred Positionâ“ž¢ 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleeper. The Preferred Positionâ“ž¢ 2-in-1 Bassinet and Incline Sleeper is the only...

2011-06-15 12:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the tragic death of a newborn in northeastern Pennsylvania last week, acting Secretary of Public Welfare Gary Alexander today reminded parents that Pennsylvania's Safe Haven program provides a safe and confidential option to protect infants. "Safe Haven allows parents to drop off a newborn at any hospital in Pennsylvania with no questions asked," Alexander said. He noted the program exists specifically to avoid 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,...

2010-09-01 06:00:00

Make Every Night A Safe Night MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This September, JPMA is helping educate parents and caregivers on the importance of creating a safe sleep environment from naptime to nighttime. Each year hundreds of deaths occur when children are placed in a sleep environment that is not specifically designed for children. The safest place for a...


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