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    1. 2.2 Million Drop-Side Cribs Recalled

      Nov. 24, 2009 -- After four U.S. infants died while trapped in the cribs, 2.2 million drop-side cribs made by Stork Craft -- including 147,000 with the Fisher-Price logo -- have been recalled. It's far from the first time that child entrapment has led the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to r

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    2. 1 Million Maclaren Baby Strollers Recalled

      Nov. 9, 2009 -- Maclaren USA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced a voluntary recall of "about a million" Maclaren baby strollers because of the risk of fingertip amputation. Maclaren USA has gotten 15 reports of children placing their finger in the stroller's hinge mechanism,

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    3. Newborns' Cries Reflect Parents' Language

      Nov. 5, 2009 -- The cries of infants as young as three days old already reflect the language their parents speak, according to a new study that compared the newborn cries of French-born and German-born children. It's well known by experts that parental voices, especially a mother's, are perceived in

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    4. Infant Car Seats May Lower Oxygen Levels

      Aug. 24, 2009 -- Leaving young infants in car seats for extended periods of time may result in low oxygen levels and put them at risk for breathing problems, according to a new study. Researchers say car seats are essential for the safe transportation of infants. But leaving an infant in an upright

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    5. FDA OKs Sabril to Treat Infantile Spasms

      Aug. 21, 2009 -- The FDA announced that it has approved the drug Sabril to treat infantile spasms in children ages 1 month to 2 years and to help treat complex partial seizures in adults. Sabril Oral Solution is the first drug approved in the U.S. to treat infantile spasms, a severe type of seizure

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    6. Teethers Recalled Because of Bacteria Risk

      July 20, 2009 -- Luv N' Care Ltd. of Monroe, La., is voluntarily recalling its gel-filled teethers with the brand names "Nuby," "Cottontails," and "Playschool" due to possible bacterial contamination of the gel inside the teethers. The FDA found Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus circulans bacteria in t

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    7. TV Reduces Young Kids' Language Skills

      June 3, 2009 -- Having a television on within earshot of an infant or young child may interfere with their language development by stifling parent-child interaction and conversation. A new study shows that for every hour spent within earshot of a television, fewer words are spoken by parents to thei

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    8. Trendy Baby Names Tend to Fade Fast

      May 4, 2009 -- Naming your newborn after a rising star may make you coddle and coo, yet such "monikers of the moment" fade a lot faster than they appear. Names deep rooted in culture, however, stick around much longer. So say Jonah Berger and Gael Le Mens, who sifted through more than 100 years of i

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    9. Breastfeeding Cuts Moms' Heart Risk

      April 21, 2009 -- Breastfeeding cuts a woman's risk of heart disease and diabetes long after her infant has grown up, new data strongly suggest. Pregnancy increases a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. But breastfeeding cancels out this risk, says Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, assista

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    10. Rocket Fuel Chemical Found in Infant Formula

      April 3, 2009 -- CDC scientists have found a chemical called perchlorate in samples of powdered infant formula. Perchlorate occurs naturally in the environment; it's also made for use in rocket propellant, explosives, fireworks, and road flares. Perchlorate has been found in drinking water in some a

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