But two bills in the Missouri Legislature prompted by the death are gaining support from the medical community.
The push to ban bumpers, blankets and other soft bedding from infant cribs follows the death of Owen Haber in a Webster Groves facility.
Recommendations include avoiding the SIDS label, focusing instead on specific factors found — or not found — in infant sleeping deaths.
Officials won't release reports in a case at an unlicensed home day care the parents believe wasn't fully investigated.
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Babies should always sleep alone, on their backs, in a crib, the health advisory states.
• Follow the ABCs of safe sleep: Babies should sleep alone on their backs and in a crib at bed and nap time.
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A panel is holding meetings around the state this fall to learn about pressing issues involving the state's children and families, after a Post-Dispatch series detailed the deaths of 45 children in child-care settings.
Two bills named for child victims languish as lax regulation, lenient punishment live on.
Punishment is rare for unlicensed caregivers who flout Missouri's limit on children in their care.
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Many deaths are linked to unsafe sleep at unregulated day care facilities.
State takes step to prevent SIDS, suffocation.
New evidence has been reported this month pointing to another possible link to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Researchers say SIDS may be associated with low brainstem levels of serotonin, a compound that helps regulate some of the body's involuntary actions, such as breathing, heart rate and…