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LegalView Informs Parents of Crib Recall Following Several Infant Deaths Caused by Asphyxiation from Improper Crib Mechanisms

LegalView recently reported a Delta Enterprise crib recall following the deaths of several children because of faulty crib mechanisms causing asphyxiation among infants. The drop side of several of the cribs has been the alleged cause of the recent recall. Denver, CO (P...

New research sheds light on the molecular basis of crib death

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a condition that unexpectedly and unexplainably takes the lives of seemingly healthy babies aged between a month and a year. Now researchers of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Monterotondo, Italy, have developed a mouse model of the so-called cri...

Hazards of using crib bumper pads outweigh their benefits

St. Louis, Sept. 18, 2007 -- Although bumper pads are theoretically designed to prevent injury to a baby while in the crib or bassinet, the risk of accidental death or injury to an infant from using them outweighs their possible benefits, according to a new study by pediatric researchers at Washin...

The Happiness Mantra: “ Crib Less: Earn More

Results of a recent study states that rich people could be happier than the poor taking into consideration factors like physical health, income, education and marital status // . The study was conducted on a group of people ranging in age from 20 to 64 years. The subjects were questioned regardi...

Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor

...f and impersonal. No names. No eye contact. It is, essentially, life on an assembly line. In fact, many of these children spend 23 ½ hours in a crib with little or no interaction. What will become of them? Five years ago, Karen Gordon set out to change that. She started a 501(C)(3) public chari...

Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers

...ne factor that might play a role, said Benjamin, is activity. While parents might not think about activity for an infant, even just getting out of the crib and having supervised tummy time can be activity for an infant. "Parents often ask me when they need to get concerned about their child's weight, a...

New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

...ent of the Home Safety Council. "Staying one step ahead of your child is the key to preventing injury. As soon as your baby starts standing-up in the crib or attempting those first steps, it's time to get down on your hands and knees and take a second look at the safety of your home from your toddler's p...

Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago?

... 19th century infant deaths attributed to smothering and overlaying, by either a co-sleeper or bedding, were in all likelihood crib deaths, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). These deaths would have been mislabeled by lawmakers as neglect and even infanticide, because SIDS had...

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of New York Children

...ant benefits from cutting-edge treatment NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Infant Mary Caulfield spent too much time laying on her back in a crib while in foster care in Guatemala before being welcomed into the New York City home of Bruce and Cathy Caulfield. As a result, Mary developed plagioce...

More Accidental Infant Deaths Blamed on Suffocation in Bed

...ent rolling on top of a baby while asleep, a baby getting stuck between a mattress and a wall or bed frame, or a baby catching his or her head between crib railings. For their study, the authors examined data from death certificates for U.S. infants 1 year old and younger. In the two decades from 19...

LegalView Reports Traumatic Brain Injury Study Concluding Spirituality Increases Following Brain Damage

...ing legal dilemmas. For example, LegalView offers the latest information on crib recalls as well as rare and debilitating conditions such as mesothelioma an... asphyxiation from the cribs. Individuals who have suffered from the Delta crib failure are encouraged to contact the company as well as an knowledgeable ...

When It Comes to Prescription Drugs, Get Smart

...writing down the specific nature of their medical complaint before seeing a doctor, as well as any other questions they might have. "It really is a crib sheet for when you go in," Bullman said. "It helps the consumer frame the particular medical problems they're having. Anecdotally, we've all heard abo...

Toys"R"Us, Inc. Announces Partnership With Safe Kids Worldwide to Help Keep Children Safe

...orts will focus on: -- Summer Safety: Ride-on toys, water, backyard, bicycle and street safety -- Baby Safety: Childproofing the home, and tub and crib safety -- Halloween Safety: Safety tips for choosing costumes and trick-or-treating -- Holiday Toy Safety: Gift selection, proper assembly and saf...

UNC, Duke lead first statewide shaken baby prevention research project in US

... feel they need a respite from a crying baby, such as handing off the baby to another caregiver or going to another room while leaving the baby in its crib with the rails up for periods of no longer than 15 minutes. The co-principal investigator on the CDC research grant is Dr. Adam Zolotor of the UNC ...

Crib Bumper Pads Too Risky for Baby

... (HealthDay News) -- The risk of accidental injury or death associated with crib bumper pads outweigh their benefits, according to pediatric researchers at ...information The American Academy of Family Physicians offers advice on crib safety . -- Robert Preidt ...

National 'Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award' Winners Announced

...tion. When Moulton was told that the baby still had a beating heart, he requested to care for him. Since every room was occupied, he rolled the baby's crib into the utility room and wrapped the infant in a warm blanket. While the instructor went to find the mother, Moulton stayed behind swaddling the baby...

Nicotine in breast milk disrupts infants' sleep patterns

... occasions, mothers breastfed their infants on demand over the ensuing 3-1/2 hours. Following each feed, mothers laid infants down on their backs in a crib or on the floor. An actigraph strapped to the infants ankle enabled researchers to measure activity and sleep time. Levels of nicotine and cotinin...

RFID Use can Avoid Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

...he body. This is done by the use of sensors that are attached to the baby's crib to measure the carbon dioxide exhaled by the baby. The RFID sends a... kept round the clock. The active RFID tag is attached to the bottom of the crib and an attached device captures RFID tag data every five seconds and in cas...

WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys

... 'direct hit accuracy' - could provoke facial and choking injuries. 3. Pram Decoration : Blossoms that is sold to be placed on a stroller or on a crib - possibilities of children becoming entangled in the string - potential choking hazard for babies. 4. Pyramid Stacker : a pottery barn kids sta...

Crib deaths revisit Kolkata hospital, 22 infants die

...ccurred in this only state-run referral hospital for children. The 22 crib deaths since Thursday come at a time when the state health department is in...on amid an outcry by opposition parties. In 2002 August-September, 31 crib deaths took place at hospitals, including the B.C. Roy Memorial Hospital. ...

Mummy’s Voice More Effective than Smoke Alarm

...se they didn't wake up to a smoke alarm. He said, "What we do know is parents instinctively ... will go to a child's room and grab a child out of the crib or out of the bed." NLA...

Antihistamine Proved Ineffective in Making Kids to Sleep

...ts, treated children would be more likely to fall asleep without any other help from their parents, and that doing so would lead them to associate the crib with sleep and comfort, helping them to fall back asleep if they woke up. But Merenstein says the results were surprising. Diphenhydramine use was...

Infants must be put to sleep in separate beds to prevent SIDS

...lacing babies on their backs rather than on their stomach and sides. Moreover, babies should be put to sleep in a room that isn’t overly hot on a firm crib mattress, covered by a sheet. The use of soft, cushy bedding such as pillows, comforters or quilts should be avoided. Smoking during pregnancy incr...
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