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  1. Infection Worry Spurs Teether Recall

    Jan. 31, 2006 -- The FDA and The First Years, a subsidiary of RC2 Corporation, have announced a voluntary recall of liquid-filled infant teethers due to a possible bacterial contamination of the liquid inside. The fluid inside the teethers may be contaminated with bacteria known as Pseudomonas aerug

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  2. SIDS Cases Rise During Winter

    Jan. 18, 2006 -- Don't cover babies with extra blankets or clothes during winter because of the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). That advice comes from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The number of

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  3. New Tip to Help Babies Avoid SIDS

    Jan. 17, 2006 -- Parents and babies shouldn't sleep together on the same couch, according to a new study on SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). The study shows a rise in SIDS deaths among babies who shared a couch with a sleeping parent. "Although the reason for the rise in deaths when a parent sle

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  4. CDC Lists Top 6 Types of Birth Defects

    Jan. 5, 2006 -- New numbers from the CDC show America's leading types of birth defects. Birth defects of the face and mouth -- specifically, cleft palate and cleft lip -- were most common. Every year, more than 6,700 babies are born with one or both of those treatable conditions. Down syndrome, a ge

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  5. Pacifiers May Protect Babies From SIDS

    Dec. 8, 2005 -- Sleeping with a pacifier may help prevent SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). The finding appears in BMJ Online First. It comes about two months after the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended pacifier use as one of its guidelines for SIDS prevention . SIDS is the sudden, unexp

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  6. Why Some Moms Soon Quit Breastfeeding

    Dec. 5, 2005 -- More women might breastfeed their babies if they got some advice and attention during and soon after pregnancy, a new study shows. Physical discomfort and babies' perceived response to breastfeeding are major reasons why some moms soon stop breastfeeding, write the CDC's Indu Ahluwal

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  7. Born to Be Overweight?

    Dec. 5, 2005 -- Women who are obese before pregnancy are more likely to later have overweight kids, according to a new study. And that's not all. The study also links overweight kids to mothers who smoke and/or are black and Hispanic. But, that doesn't doom anyone to being overweight. Nor does it co

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  8. When to Keep Junior Home From Day Care

    Nov. 22, 2005 --- When is a child too sick to go to day care? Does a kid's runny nose mean he should stay at home? How about wheezing or constant crying? Parents and day care providers don't always agree on those decisions. So, what's the bottom line? National guidelines on the topic were updated th

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  9. Preemies: Risk of High Blood Pressure?

    Nov. 21, 2005 -- Premature baby boys may be more likely to have high blood pressure as young adults, a Swedish study shows. If confirmed, the finding may mean it's a good idea to routinely track blood pressure in premature babies, write the researchers. They included Stefan Johansson, MD, of Sweden'

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  10. Testosterone May Play Role in SIDS

    Nov. 18, 2005 -- Infants with elevated testosterone levels may face a higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), a new study suggests. Researchers found infants who died from SIDS have 50%-120% higher testosterone levels in their blood than infants who died from other causes. Previous studi

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