Navigation Links
It Takes a Village to Help Babies Sleep Safely
Date:4/6/2010

Constant chorus of advice might prevent SIDS in more infants, study shows

TUESDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that mothers who receive consistent advice from doctors, nurses and others are more likely to place infants on their backs when they sleep, the recommended position for reducing the risk of SIDS.

U.S. researchers interviewed 2,299 predominately black mothers of infants younger than 8 months to find out what advice the mothers had received about infant sleep position and their personal beliefs about the topic.

The study found that 1,408 mothers (61 percent) usually placed their infants on their backs to sleep, 489 (21 percent) usually placed their infants on their sides, 390 (17 percent) usually placed them on their stomachs, and 12 (0.5 percent) used another sleep position for their infants.

Most mothers said they received no advice from family, friends or the media about infant sleep position, and reported that doctors only advised them to use put their babies to sleep on their backs 56 percent of the time. Women who received higher or "positive" advice scores -- that is, correct advice from multiple sources -- were more likely to place their infants on their backs to sleep.

"For example, of the 559 mothers who had a negative advice score, 36 percent [202 mothers] placed their infants supine [on their backs], whereas of the 439 mothers with an extremely positive advice score, 85 percent (373 mothers) usually placed their infant supine to sleep," wrote Dr. Isabelle Von Kohorn, of Yale University, and colleagues.

The researchers also found that 1,443 mothers (63 percent) believed their infants were most comfortable in a position other than on their backs, and 1,280 (56 percent) believed their infants were more likely to choke if they slept on their backs. Mothers who held either of these beliefs were less likely to place their infants in the supine sleep position.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Walking the Talk: SCAN Health Plan Arizona Takes the Lead in Planning the 2010 Walk-the-Fight to Benefit the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
2. NIH takes step to assess any possible risk associated with low-dose radiation exposure
3. Yale Physician Takes on Mainstream Medicine in Male Menopause Controversy, Featured in NY Times
4. Haitian Orphanage Takes Quick Action to Fill Void after Devastating Earthquakes
5. Southern Medical Association Takes Position on Breast Cancer Screening
6. Encouragement Words Takes on a New Terminology as Myeexpert Gifts Books, and Offers Free Counselling
7. New Chief of Staff Takes Over at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
8. The UK's Biggest Card Retailer Takes Choice and Value Personally
9. Cardiology Takes Legal Action Against Medicare
10. Radon Gas Identified as Americas Leading In-Home Killer; EPA Takes Action to Prevent 20,000 U.S. Cancer Deaths Each Year
11. Deployment Takes Toll on Army Wives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... ... Dr. Tim Novelli, DC., Founder and President of the Patriot Project, is ... chiropractic field in the military. All too often VA hospitals treat patients with harmful ... to the VA program over a decade ago, the reality is that only 10% ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... People ... pulmonary disease (including emphysema), or asthma, are at higher risk from wildfire smoke ... attack, heart failure or heart-rhythm problems (arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat) are also sensitive ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Rio Salado College ... the student experience as part of the EDUCAUSE - Next Generation Learning Challenges 2015 ... This is the third Breakthrough Models Incubator hosted by EDUCAUSE and NGLC, ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... The Kentucky State Department of Workforce ... the position they are applying for, they are unable to pass the initial drug ... altering drug testing policies in order to be able to hire long-term, skilled talent. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Medical Devices:, Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, **Presented ... , This workshop, chaired by internationally renowned expert Fubin Wu, has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Patriot Project brings Chiropractic Care to the Armed Forces and their Families - Rapid Release Technology Joins the Effort to Recruit more Doctors to Pledge 2Health News:Heart Fit Clinic Sounds the Alarm on Forest Fire Smoke and Chronic Heart Disease in Calgary Area 2Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 2Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 3Health News:Rio Salado College Joins 9 Educational Leaders to Reinvent Higher Learning 4Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 2Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 3Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 4Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 2Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 3Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 4Health News:FDAnews Announces — Software and Cybersecurity Risk Management for Medical Devices: Understanding the FDA’s Position and Best Practices for Compliance, Oct. 14-15 5
... effect , , MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- Acupressure ... less nausea during radiation treatments, a new study says. ... Pain and Symptom Management , also discounted the common belief ... than an actual pain reliever. , "We know the ...
... in partnership,with Autism Speaks, announced today the launch of ... golfer Ernie Els, and his,six year old son, Ben, ... to learn the early warning signs of this developmental ... , To view the Multimedia News ...
... 10AM , INSTITUTES FOR BEHAVIOR ... Demonstration During Event ... 13 Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey, the former White House Drug Czar, ... Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO of CRC Health Group, the nation,s largest substance ...
... 13 Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ),today ... G. Cuneo as vice president of Global Business Development. ... strategic,efforts in close alignment with the company,s executive leadership ... and CEO Robert J. Coury said: "Drew brings a ...
... if treatment is working, study suggests , , MONDAY, April 13 ... changes in cancer cells contained in a drop of blood ... used by doctors to better assess how cancers are responding ... what,s going on in a patient,s actual tumor cells when ...
... April 15th, there will be a,Capitol Hill briefing ... Homelessness and Mental Illness." Author and award ... Housing, HELP USA,Lamp Community, the National Alliance on ... Project H.O.M.E. have join forces to host this,important ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Wristbands May Lessen Nausea After Radiation 2Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 2Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 3Health News:Video: The Advertising Council and Autism Speaks Launch New PSAs to Raise Awareness of Autism 4Health News:Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling 2Health News:Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling 3Health News:Andrew G. Cuneo Joins Mylan as Vice President of Global Business Development 2Health News:A Drop of Blood May Help Assess Cancer Therapy 2Health News:Capitol Hill Briefing Scheduled for April 15th About Homelessness and Mental Illness 2Health News:Capitol Hill Briefing Scheduled for April 15th About Homelessness and Mental Illness 3
(Date:8/28/2015)...  With the heroin epidemic in the ... Jacksonville -based Lakeview Health drug and alcohol treatment ... explain why fentanyl is causing a new wave of ... more potent than pharmaceutical grade heroin and often illegally ... of death skyrockets. "Fentanyl can be an ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015  CytomX Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing ... the filing of a registration statement on Form S-1 ... to a proposed initial public offering of its common ... the price range for the offering have not yet ... under the symbol "CTMX" on the NASDAQ Global Market. ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... -- Research and Markets ( ... "Investigation Report on China,s Pranoprofen Market, 2010-2019" ... discovered by Welfide (Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation formerly ... inflammatory drug, pranoprofen was later developed into eye ... trade name of pranopulin for the treatment of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lakeview Health's Dr. Philip Hemphill Explains Why Heroin Addicts Are Now Dying of Fentanyl Overdoses 2CytomX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 2Investigation Report on China's Pranoprofen Market, 2010-2019 2
Anterior Stromal Puncture Cannula, 25 g. For treatment of recurrent corneal erosion. Overall length 24 mm. 5/box....
Anterior Chamber Needle, 27 g., 5 mm from bend to tip. Overall length 22 mm. 5/box....
Anterior Chamber Needle, 23 g. Angled. 7 mm angled tip. Overall length 23 mm. 5/box....
Hydrodissection / Aspiration Cannula, 25 g. Angled with left hook. 10 mm angled shaft with 2.5 mm left hook tip. Overall length 20 mm. 5/box....
Medicine Products: