All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SIDS’

U.S. to Create New Young Death Registry

The death of a child is rarely expected and sometimes hard to explain. Health professionals in the U.S. are now trying to determine just how widespread the impact of such deaths are in the country – and what can be done about it. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that it is partnering with the U.S. Centers …

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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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