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2014-05-15 23:02:47

ACLU of Pennsylvania asks Attorney General Kathleen Kane to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania sent Attorney General Kathleen Kane a letter today asking her to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. A...

2013-10-29 11:55:50

Technique soothing, but linked to heightened risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacement in middle age A resurgence in the popularity of traditional swaddling has prompted fears of a rise in developmental hip problems in babies, which are now known to be linked to the technique, warns a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The swaddling of infants used to be an almost universal practice, but fell out of favor in many parts of the world. But the...

2013-06-27 23:29:36

Woombie - A Safe, Effective, And Natural Way to Swaddle Baby West Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Bliss Baby & Maternity now carrying Woombie Baby Products. Parents know all too well how difficult the transition from birth to 6 months can be…sleepless nights, confusion, just not knowing…..feeling overwhelmed, trouble feeding baby, colic issues, and of course, the wonderful hormonal shifts that make a new mom laugh or cry. Most parents are taught about the comfort and...

A Third Of Children Are Incorrectly Restrained In Cars
2012-10-09 18:54:22

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The vulnerability of childhood, through the mazes of discovery and social interaction, has another startling factor to contend with.  In a new study published by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, it has been determined that car accidents are the main cause of serious injury and death among children in that country. The study showed that 37 percent of all children under the age of 16 use safety restraints incorrectly....

2012-09-27 23:01:20

Regardless of swaddle technique, parents become frustrated by their baby´s ability to break out of his or her swaddle. It might seem impossible to keep those little arms tucked inside. But before rushing out to buy another swaddle device that may not get the job done, the folks at Park Innovations may have come up with the solution. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Park Innovations, LLC, a company dedicated to provide sleep solutions to parents of newborns, announces the...

Child Car Seat Safety Guidelines Not Being Followed
2012-08-08 10:16:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Buckle your seatbelt! This has been the advice touted most often by safety experts, as over 140,000 children are rushed to the emergency room each year due to car accidents. Researchers from the University of Michigan report they have found that few parents and kids follow the safety recommendations for using restraints in car; there are also differences on seatbelt use depending on racial and ethnic background. The findings,...


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