Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Breastfeeding Provides Irreplaceable Benefits for Babies
August 20, 2020
If you are an expectant mother, or a mother who’s recently given birth, you may be wondering if breastfeeding is right for you and your baby?
With August being National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the answer in almost all cases is an unequivocal yes!
“Breastfeeding your child is by far the best option and should always be your first choice,” said Dr. Liz Diaz-Querol with Kaiser Permanente Southern California. “Not only does it help your baby grow up healthy, but breastfeeding also lowers your child's risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and may also help protect your child from other health problems such as infections, obesity and diabetes.”
The benefits don’t stop there. ... read more »
Back to Sleep: Decreasing the Rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
June 25, 2020
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States. Approximately 3500 infants in the United States die each year suddenly from sleep-related deaths, including SIDS. Although often there is no identified cause of these tragic and unexpected deaths, there are precautions we can take to help keep our babies safe. ... read more »