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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...

2014-05-05 11:27:52

Supine sleeping, which reduces risk of sudden infant death syndrome, less common among preterm infants than babies born on time Since 1994, parents have been urged to put their babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It appears many caregivers have not gotten the message, and health care providers have not done enough to educate families. Rates of supine sleeping (being placed on the back for sleep) are as low as 50 percent in some...

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...

2013-09-18 23:19:34

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the largest cause of infant death; with its new 800+ users, Owlet will create the largest data set of infant health. Making it the first step in SIDS prevention using ‘big data.’ Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the number one cause of infant death from one month to a year. Researchers hope that with the newly possible 'Owlet Data Set' they will be able to make discoveries that have never before been...

Laying Babies On Side Or Back Can Cause Flattened Skull
2013-07-08 12:48:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For parents, sometimes there's just no way to win. A new study has found that the practice of laying babies on their side or back to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) can often cause a flat spot to develop on a child's skull. According to the recent study of Canadian children, which was published in the journal Pediatrics, 46.6 percent of two- to three-month-old babies may have some type of "positional...

2013-06-11 23:23:56

Children of women who consume alcohol while pregnant are three times more likely to die from SIDS — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome — compared to women who do not have alcohol issues, according to a recent study. Illustrating the importance of early detection of alcohol abuse, those with drinking issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 A recent study published by WebMD on 2/26/13, found that one in six SIDS deaths was linked to...

2013-05-22 23:01:18

Research has shown that a majority of breastfeeding mothers bedshare at some point because they need more sleep and it makes breastfeeding easier at night. Contrary to the findings of the recent Carpenter 2013 meta-analysis, a significant body of recent, careful research indicates that bedsharing does not result in any increased risk of SIDS when seven conditions are met, which we call "The Safe Sleep Seven." Schaumburg, Illinois (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Few new mothers get enough sleep and...

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...

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...


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