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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....

2013-08-26 23:04:17

Finally, you can really know if your child is safe, healthy and breathing well. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Based out of Salt Lake City, Owlet Baby Care Home has created the world’s first baby “smart sock” that transmits a child’s heart rate, oxygen levels, skin temperature, sleep quality, and sleep position (rollover alerts) to a parent’s smartphone or other internet-based device. Kurt Workman Owlet Founder/CEO and father of a baby on the way; first had the...

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...

2013-07-02 23:23:56

Kolcraft® Enterprises, announced its collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the Safe to Sleep campaign. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Kolcraft® Enterprises announced its collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the Safe to Sleep campaign. The Safe to Sleep campaign aims to educate parents, caregivers, and health care providers about ways...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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