All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘infants’

Nap Nanny Leads To Six Infant Deaths

A sixth child has died while using the recalled infant recliner called the Nap Nanny. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the latest casualty involved an eight-month-old little girl from New Jersey. The infant was secured with a seat belt in the Nap Nanny, however she suffocated when she was found partly hanging between the crib bumper and …

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FDA to Tighten Baby Formula Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new rules surrounding the manufacture of infant formula. The rules are meant to raise standards for formula manufacturing and ensure all formula is safe and nutritious. The new rule would improve quality control, notification, and record-keeping for manufacturers of infant formula. Microbial contamination testing will now also be required for infant …

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Incidence of Infants Sharing a Bed Rising, Says NIH

The NIH this week revealed results from the National Infant Sleep Position Study that show that the incidence of infants sharing a bed with an adult or another child has more than doubled over the past two decades. Nearly 14% of infant caregivers surveyed in 2010 stated that their baby regularly shared a bed with another person. This is up …

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Nap Nanny: If You Have An Infant, You Should Read This

A massive recall is in the news this morning after the company that makes an infant recliner called Nap Nanny says their product has caused infant deaths. The Nap Nanny is a soft, reclining surface for babies to sleep on and became enormously popular after its introduction several years ago; however, the company that produced it–Baby Matters–issued a recall in …

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