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Infant Deaths Increase For Babies Sleeping On Sofas

Infant Deaths Increase For Babies Sleeping On Sofas

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that a significant number of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cases can be attributed to the infant sleeping on a sofa. The study,...

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2014-10-16 23:09:10

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Pump on the Go, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Two inventors from Mansfield, Texas, know how difficult it can be to maintain a regular breast-pumping schedule. "While my wife was breastfeeding our second child we thought about how convenient it would be to have a more inconspicuous and wieldy way to pump breast milk at work," said one inventor. "This led to our idea." The...

2014-10-09 23:02:15

Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Abt Associates will work with hospitals to help them encourage breastfeeding and receive a Baby-Friendly designation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Although many new mothers in the United States intend to breastfeed their new babies, practices and policies in maternity care often create barriers to breastfeeding. Under a new three-year $6.6 million contract with the Centers for...

2014-10-02 23:07:42

Efforts will focus on raising awareness and educating parents and caregivers about safe sleep practices and environments. Columbus, OHIO (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Earlier this year, the General Assembly passed Senate Bill 198, sponsored by Senators Jones and Tavares, declaring October Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month in Ohio. The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org), along with their partners, want educate parents and...

2014-10-02 12:30:39

Solstice® Propellant delivers significant performance, safety and environmental benefits MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its low-global-warming propellant, Solstice(®) Propellant, is being used in a new diaper rash aerosol treatment for infants, toddlers and adults. Mission Pharmacal Co., a U.S. manufacturer of diaper rash ointments, is using Solstice Propellant in its new line of Dr. Smith's(®)-brand diaper rash...

2014-09-30 23:14:55

Acquired by Vocus and Cision on September 15, Visible Technologies releases major update to its social intelligence platform Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Visible Technologies, the leader in social media analytics and engagement for enterprise marketers and agencies and member of the Vocus and Cision software product line, today announced enhancements to Visible Intelligence (VI) with its September 2014 product update. These new enhancements allow users to better leverage VI...

2014-09-30 08:27:39

Helping men become the masculine non-judgmental sanctuary for their children RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Psychotherapists, mothers and fathers have expressed great enthusiasm for Foxhole Father. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140929/149163 "Christopher Whalen's Foxhole Father is a call to arms for fathers everywhere. This book offers practical and valuable advice to men navigating the role of parent, particularly as a single parent, with wisdom,...

2014-09-23 08:30:31

- Medela collaborates to support nutrition of at-risk infants - MCHENRY, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today that it has reached a five-year agreement with Atlanta Biomedical Company (ABC), assigning Medela as the exclusive distributor of the ABC Enteral Feeding Pump (Model 4100), now known as the Medela Enteral Feeding Pump. Through this agreement, Medela will be in a better position to help NICU parents and healthcare professionals by offering a...

2014-09-19 12:24:06

Discovery Girls, Inc., is honored to announce that they've earned the prestigious Mom's Choice Award® for Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up, a new book that prepares girls for puberty in a fun, exciting new format. LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mom's Choice Awards® has named Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up as among the best in family-friendly media. Entries are scored on several qualities, including design, educational value, entertainment...

2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-16 16:25:07

The Chew Co-host Donates $128,500 of Bravado Nursing Bras and Medela Breastpumps WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, and mother of six-month old daughter Philomena has teamed up with nursing apparel leader Bravado Designs and best-selling breastpump manufacturer Medela to donate $128,500 worth of Bravado nursing bras and Medela breastpumps to benefit mothers in need. Oz's philanthropic donation supports the critical work of Baby Buggy, a...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.