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

The American Academy of Pediatrics is expanding its guidelines on safe sleep for babies and calls for parents to not use bumper pads in cribs because babies can suffocate against or be strangled by the bedding product.

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).

2011-09-19 08:20:44

Noninvasive method to watch for SIDS, help surgery patients.

2011-07-29 06:27:16

New research may pave the way for understanding sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

2011-07-28 23:30:28

Researchers have developed a toolkit that enables them to turn off targeted cell populations while leaving others unaffected.

2011-07-28 23:27:01

NIH-funded scientists have developed a strain of mice with a built-in off switch that can selectively shut down the animals' serotonin-producing cells, which make up a brain network controlling breathing, temperature regulation, and mood.

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2011-06-13 13:36:43

According to a new study, babies who are breastfed are less likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

2011-04-12 00:00:27

SwaddleDesigns Goldilocks Guideâ„¢ 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, is announcing the...

2010-12-31 00:01:00

Effective January 1, 2011 all hospitals in Illinois will be required to provide free educational materials to parents or guardians of newborns regarding SIDS and Safe Sleep. The materials will include information to help parents understand SIDS and lower their child's risk for it.


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