Articles for Tag: "SIDS"

New safety recommendations for sleeping infants released 
New safety recommendations for sleeping infants released
The AAP has updated its guidelines saying parents shouldn’t share a bed with their baby, but they should share this.
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat? 
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat?
A study encourages parents to move young kids to a crib or bassinet when they are sleeping.
Should crib bumpers be banned? 
Should crib bumpers be banned?
A new study finds that over the past few decades 48 preventable infant deaths occurred from suffocation due to this bedding.
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat? 
Is it safe to let your baby sleep in the car seat?
A new study encourages parents to move young kids to a crib or bassinet when they are sleeping.
Sofas unsafe for sleeping infants 
Sofas unsafe for sleeping infants
New research says sleep-related deaths are more likely to occur when babies rest on the couch in a side or stomach position.
How effective are baby helmets? 
How effective are baby helmets?
New research suggests children with misshapen heads will not benefit from helmet therapy. Not all experts agree.
SIDS still a major concern 
SIDS still a major concern
Despite recommendations for safer sleeping, infant deaths persist. Read more.