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FDA Warning – Infant Sleep Positioners carry risk of suffocation

October 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |

FDA is reminding parents and caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioners. These products—sometimes also called “nests” or “anti-roll” products—can cause suffocation (a struggle to breathe) that can lead to death. To reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths, including accidental suffocation and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends [...]

Little Laura to the rescue!

September 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 66​,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. It is a parenting resource that is backed by the AAP. This excellent website also features a set of short animated videos that [...]

Baby toys and how to choose them

April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Just because they're toys, it doesn't mean they are all safe! Well duh! Of course not. That's just stating the obvious. We all know this. With the millions and millions of toys and games inundating the marketplace, it is inevitable that a lot of nasties are lurking there. But how often do we [...]

Everyday and popular baby products linked to thousands of injuries every year

March 16th, 2017|Tags: , |

Recently, CNN carried an article about a study that linked baby carriers, cribs and strollers to thousands of injuries every year. Tens of thousands of these products have been recalled. Most injuries are the result of falls from the product in use. Data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System were retrospectively analyzed for children aged [...]

SIDS Advise from Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP

March 14th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires that the death remains unexplained even after a thorough autopsy and detailed death scene investigation. SIDS usually occurs during sleep.