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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...

2014-02-11 23:28:16

The newly patented design of the Slumber Sheet® provides tired parents with a hassle-free, safe sleep solution. The Slumber Sheet is designed to help babies feel comforted while learning to self-soothe and sleep through the night on their own, while meeting the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) recommendations for a safe sleep environment. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Swanling Innovations Inc. offers parents an innovative, effective and safe sleep system for babies...

2013-11-11 13:34:42

Study reinforces that some babies have underlying vulnerability Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital report that infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly, in both safe and unsafe sleep environments, have underlying brainstem abnormalities and are not all normal prior to death. The researchers also point to the need to detect and treat this underlying vulnerability early, the focus of their current work. They report their findings in the December issue of Pediatrics. The...

2013-11-11 00:21:10

Study reinforces that some babies have underlying vulnerability BOSTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital report that many infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly, in all kinds of sleep environments, have underlying brainstem abnormalities and are not all normal prior to death. The researchers also point to the need to detect and treat this underlying vulnerability early, the focus of their current work. They report their findings...

2013-10-01 23:32:24

Measures are being taken to avoid this terrible phenomena. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Just as the name stands for, SIDS is the technical term for a unexplained and sudden death of an infant who is younger than one year of age. It’s the worst possible nightmare for new parents, and continues to be addressed by the national medical community. Ironically, SIDS happens in sleep, and infant victims show no sign of suffering. Fortunately, there are number of steps new parents can take to...

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...

2013-09-24 10:14:58

Frequent bedsharing between a mother and infant was associated with longer duration of breastfeeding, but researchers warned of the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) associated with bedsharing, in a study by Yi Huang, Ph.D., of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and colleagues. The authors write that while some experts and professional societies advocate bedsharing to promote breastfeeding, others recommend against it to reduce the risk of SIDS. The American Academy of...

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...

2013-09-16 23:04:54

The next generation of baby mattresses from UBIMED® recognized for patented technology Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 UBIMED®, a leader in pediatric products designed to ensure babies’ safety, comfort, and hygiene, has announced that its Lifenest® Sleep System™ received the 2013 Seal of Approval from The National Parenting Center. The Lifenest®, its latest product, helps prevent positional plagiocephaly –more commonly known as the Flat Head Syndrome....

2013-09-10 12:29:24

Campaign Emphasizes "Children Are Smoke-Free Zones" DENVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Supported by Amendment 35 funds, a coalition of Colorado counties is launching the "I Am A Smoke-Free Zone" secondhand smoke campaign this week. The campaign stresses that children are "smoke-free zones." "It's well established and understood that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke," says Dr. Bill Burman, director of Denver Public Health. "Exposure to children causes more severe...