Think your infant should sleep in her own room? You may want to think instead about making him/her your new roommate to reduce the risk of SIDS. According to a new report released by the American Academy
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A new infant bed aims to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and simulate the comfort and safety babies grew accustomed to during pregnancy. The Crescent Womb bed is essentially a
See you later, swaddling? After analyzing the data from four previous studies, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that babies who were swaddled were up to 50%-60% more likely to die
A herd of customized Eames elephants are heading to London for designjunction2015 to raise awareness for Teddy’s Wish charity in a whimsical exhibition called “Elephants Never Forget.” Donated by
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a mysterious and cruel killer, taking otherwise healthy babies and toddlers in their sleep. For years, nobody has been able to point to the cause of the tragedy, but
Baby clothing that could help parents keep an eye on infant vital signs may soon be on the market. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin have developed
The Back to Sleep (BTS) campaign, which kicked off in 1994, was wildly successful for the first ten years, reducing SIDS deaths by 50%. Then, rates of decline slowed and SIDS deaths have remained stable
Co-sleeping may be a controversial topic among the general population, but according to a recent Inhabitots co-sleeping poll, the vast majority of our readers feel that co-sleeping is safe and healthy.
A new large scale study found that the number of babies who die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) spikes on New Year’s Day, surging by 33 percent. And alcohol consumption by caretakers on New
Every year in the United States, more than 2,300 otherwise healthy babies die suddenly and unexpectedly from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Although the number of SIDS deaths in the US has fallen by
Increasing global breastfeeding rates could save the lives of more than 820,000 babies and 20,000 mothers each year
We have established time and again that breastfeeding is extremely beneficial to both mother and child. A new report published in the medical journal The Lancet reviewed more than 1,300 studies that
Even though research shows time and time again that breast milk is the healthiest meal choice for babies, people all over the world still discriminate against breastfeeding moms. In fact, recent research
Study Finds Over Half of Babies are Still Being Put to Bed with Blankets and Other Suffocation Hazards
In 1993, an astonishing 7 out of 8 parents used blankets or soft bedding for their babies when putting them to sleep. With sleep safety campaigns such as the “Back to Sleep” campaign (in which
On Sept 20th-21st, 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers and healthcare providers will gather at the MIT Media Lab for the Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon. Other than finding a perfect, less
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