Despite what you might think after strolling down the aisles of your nearest baby gear depot store, devices that monitor your baby's breathing, heart rate, and movement aren't actually approved for or proven to prevent unexplained infant death, or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month -- a time to raise awareness and educate parents and caregivers on practices that help all children reach their first birthday. It's not always possible to prevent or correct the reasons why some babies die in their first year, but there are many proven
As if a secret society has been exposed, the NPR article released earlier this week on parents who share beds with their babies and what the experts say, has parents coming out of the woodwork to talk about their covert practices in co-sleeping.
There are many baby gear products on the market -- and widely sold! -- that are, in fact, unsafe for babies and can increase the risk of infant death. Do you know what those products are?
Early this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new guidelines for safe infant sleeping practices as part of their ongoing efforts to reduce the rate of infant death like SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths. Up until this point, the AAP has maintained guidelines that show p