Latest Sudden infant death syndrome Stories

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...

2013-05-10 23:27:35

While the overall infant mortality rate for Maryland is declining, other birth statistics are startling: 12.5% of babies are born premature; 8.8 percent are born with low-birth weights; and 7.6% die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome before they reach the age of four months. The 6th Annual Cradle of Hope Luncheon Awards Ceremony and Auction on May 17th honors those who work to make a difference in the health of Maryland's at-risk mothers and babies. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The...

2013-04-17 23:02:46

Last night, Mrs Samantha Cameron hosted The Lullaby Trust and guests at a 25th Anniversary celebration of the Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme which is a collaboration between the Charity and British National Health Service (NHS). London (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Mrs Samantha Cameron hosted a reception yesterday at 10 Downing Street London to mark 25 years of a unique maternity support service, the Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme, a collaboration between the safer baby sleep charity...

2013-03-31 23:02:50

Through research on the cause of Alzheimer's Disease, researcher, Barry Stanley, discovered a link to Learning Disabilities. His findings are detailed in his new eBook available through Kindle. Bracebridge, Ontario (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Is it possible that there is one central and significant cause to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), Learning Disabilities, Autism, and Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease? It would seem unlikely and unbelievable; however, researcher, Barry Stanley, discovered a...

Many Moms Introduce Solid Food To Their Babies Much Too Early
2013-03-25 06:56:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study has shown (based on animal models) that babies who are started too early on foods high in carbohydrates will likely have a lifelong struggle with excess weight gain and obesity. New research to be published in the April issue of Pediatrics and released online today has found that forty percent of mothers start feeding their babies solid foods much too early, with many claiming they were given the go-ahead by their...

Parents Do Not Follow Advice Of Their Children's Pediatricians
2013-03-18 15:37:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new national poll from the University of Michigan´s C.S. Mott Children´s Hospital, only about one-third of parents say they always follow their pediatrician´s advice. "During well-child visits, health care providers give parents and guardians advice about how to keep their kids healthy and safe,” said Sarah J. Clark, an associate director of the National Poll on Children's Health at the university....

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