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Bill targets sleep hazards in Missouri licensed child cares

Bill targets sleep hazards in Missouri licensed child cares

The push to ban bumpers, blankets and other soft bedding from infant cribs follows the death of Owen Haber in a Webster Groves facility.

February 10, 2015 12:10 amLoading…
Researchers urge better scrutiny of infant sleep deaths

Researchers urge better scrutiny of infant sleep deaths

Recommendations include avoiding the SIDS label, focusing instead on specific factors found — or not found — in infant sleeping deaths.

June 11, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Carney will roast to benefit SIDS

Carney will roast to benefit SIDS

Celebs pitching in March 2 to help raise funds

February 11, 2013 9:45 amLoading…
Bed-sharing with infants is linked to their deaths

Bed-sharing with infants is linked to their deaths

Babies should always sleep alone, on their backs, in a crib, the health advisory states.

July 29, 2012 12:10 am Related Loading…

Keeping babies safe during sleep

• Follow the ABCs of safe sleep: Babies should sleep alone on their backs and in a crib at bed and nap time.

July 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Baby in crib

Baby in crib

 Photo illustration by Jerry Naunheim Jr.

April 10, 2012 10:00 amLoading…
Missouri lawmakers urged to strengthen child care laws

Missouri lawmakers urged to strengthen child care laws

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.

October 22, 2011 12:12 am Photos

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Low levels of compound may affect Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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…

February 25, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
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