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
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...