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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...

2014-02-20 12:24:56

73 Percent Admit To Placing One Item or More Inside the Crib; 28 Percent Allow Babies to Sleep on Their Stomach NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby and Safe Kids Worldwide today announced the exclusive results from their new survey exposing the risks moms knowingly take in baby sleep safety. The findings from the survey, which polled 4,547 mothers with babies age one and under, are featured in a special report titled, "How Safe Is Your Sleeping Baby?" in the March...

Infant Bed Sharing On The Rise
2013-10-01 13:37:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite a wealth of information advising against it, the number of infants sharing a bed with their parents or a sibling increased between 1993 and 2010, according to a new report in JAMA Pediatrics. While parents and their babies sharing the same bed may seem like a benign or even loving habit, studies have shown that the practice is connected to an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Based on a series of annual...

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...

2013-03-07 23:01:52

New parents often find that infant sleeplessness is hard to cope with and end up taking their babies to bed, despite warnings not to. Praeclarus Press has compiled a listing of free resources for parents and professionals on safe bedsharing practices from experts in the field, giving parents an alternative to letting their babies cry it out. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 When parents are faced with a crying baby at 2 a.m., most parents will do something--anything--to get some...

2013-01-27 23:00:27

Recent research reports have encouraged mothers to not respond to their babies when they cry. In response to this advice, a panel of noted mother-baby sleep experts from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia have developed a free handout for parents that offers parents ways to soothe crying babies, which is available through Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2013 “My baby is only happy in my arms. The minute I put her down she cries.” Exhausted new...

2012-08-02 22:29:58

In 2010, 59% of the U.S. population used internet searches for health information, and parents searching for information regarding their children were among the top users. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published recommendations for infant sleep safety to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, strangulation, and other accidental sleep-related deaths. However, according to a study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, Google...

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...

2012-07-18 23:00:40

Sleep deprivation and a new baby usually go hand in hand, yet some mothers purposely wake their sleeping infant. A new study has proven that depressed mothers are more likely to awaken their babies at night. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends that mothers educate themselves on how this can affect their babies. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 New research shows that depressed mothers are more likely to wake their sleeping infants than non-depressed mothers....


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.