When Mark and Vanessa Clark's first baby died at just 39 days old in 2009, no charges were filed and the death was ruled an accident. But the Texas couple has now been indicted for child endangerment, a felony, after their second child also die...The first death was ruled an accident, but now the couple is being charged with child endangerment.
Deaths Linked to Crib Bumpers
Crib bumpers are being investigated as a cause of infant deaths. Credit: Getty Images Although it's a little scary that recalls for infant and child products are so common these days, parents can at least take comfort in knowing govern...Crib bumpers are being investigated as a cause of infant deaths.
Too much partying on New Year's could put your baby's life at risk. Credit: Getty Images You may just want to rethink your New Year's plans if you have a baby in the house. Thirty-three percent more babies die of sudden infan...You may just want to rethink your New Year's plans if you have a baby in the house.
Parents are warned to stop using infant sleep positioners immediately. Credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer alert today to war...Two federal safety organizations issued a consumer alert today to warn parents to stop using infant sleep positioners, citing reports of 12 infants -- ages 1 month to 4 months -- who suffocated to death after being placed in the devices.
Remember to turn off the sensor after picking up your baby. Credit: AmazonThe Basics: Two parent units come with rechargeable batteries and AC adapters, two sensor pads and a nursery transmitter. Operates on both 927 MHz and 2.4 GHz frequencie...
The nation's "Back to Sleep" campaign hasn't reached all American parents. Credit: Star5112, Flickr.Since the national "Back to Sleep" campaign began 15 years ago, many parents have learned that placing babies to sleep on their backs can help ...
Suffocation while sleeping is a huge risk for infants, but choosing the correct baby bedding can help. Professional organizations, like the American Academy of Pediatrics, have set standards to help reduce the rate of infant deaths caused suffocation...
A new study indicates that parents who drink and co-sleep with their babies may increase the risk for SIDS. Credit: digimist, Flickr The risk factors for SIDS are more subtle and varied than once thought, according to a new study, and may i...
The debate over attachment parenting just got a little more heated, with the release of a study reporting a fourfold increase in infant death from suffocation and strangulation. The study says an increase in the number of parents who share their beds...
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