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Haywire brain chemical linked to sudden baby death by pvedmom Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 11:57pm By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists have new evidence that the brain chemical best known for regulating mood also plays a role in the mystifying killer of seemingly healthy babies - sudden infant death syndrome. Autopsied brain tissue from SIDS babies first raised suspicion that an imbalance in serot ... Read on »
The Family Bed: Sleep with your baby - and sleep better. by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 11:59am By Michelle Kennedy Hogan “If you don’t let that baby sleep somewhere on his own,” the prickly nurse said, “he’ll have attachment issues later on.” “Really?” I said. “Like he might actually like me in 10 years?” This was after the birth of my fifth baby - so I was a bit more confident in my parenting skills. However, I was not so confident ... Read on »
Most Babies Start Sleeping Through Night at 2 to 4 Months by HealthFinder Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink But doing so on family's schedule may take a while longer, researchers say. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Most Babies Start Sleeping Through Night at 2 to 4 Months by Medline Plus Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 9:00am But doing so on family's schedule may take a while longer, researchers say Monday, October 25, 2010 MONDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- New research may offer some relief to sleep-starved parents: Most infants will start sleeping through the night between 2 and 4 months of age. What ... Read on »
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome...a result of GERD??? by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy Posted Thu 21 May 2009 10:32pm 1 Comment In the United States Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), causes catastrophic, unanticipated death in 2000-3000 seemingly healthy infants yearly. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) convened a Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome to study this tragic occurrence. Their revised guidelines, released in October 2005, recommend the following: ... Read on »
The Quest for Sleep: One Mom’s Story for Getting Her Baby to Sleep by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:50pm I’m alive!!!! I didn’t think I would make it, but I did! Exhausted Mom by Halfmoon Jewelry, Flickr, under a Creative Commons license I have an eleven month old little girl named Emerson who, in spite of the nurses at the hospital saying “you’ve got a sleeper”, turned out to not be much of a sleeper.  There are worse stories, but mine is a ... Read on »
You can sling your baby and co-sleep safely. Yes, you can. by Genevieve .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 4:37pm Gena Kirby and daughter Oh man, it’s hard to feel confident choosing products for my children while being barraged with fear-marketing and dramatic it-will-harm-them headlines. Do we really need a hands-free soap dispenser because the push-top on typical dispensers can collect germs? Lysol seems to think so. And what’s up with org ... Read on »
Let Your Baby Sleep Enough To Avoid Overweight! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 4:14am Childhood overweight or obesity has been a hot topic among people. This is because the extra weight accumulated in the body of these youngsters may greatly increase their risk of become victims of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), stroke, and even cancer in their life later. Many causes, for example, over-eating an ... Read on »
Occupy the American Psychiatric Association In A Darker Dark Age by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:00am By Adriana Gamondes I’m writing this post for two reasons. First it’s to announce an event which autism families might take an interest in—a chance to protest the proposed changes to the “bible of psychiatry,” the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5, which may go into effect in 2013. Secondly, I’m writing to bridge a gap betwe ... Read on »
NBC's Baby Borrowers: Harmful to Children by Sondra .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:51pm I've recently read on line discussions about the new reality show from NBC called Baby Borrowers . When I first heard about it, my first thought was as to where these "babies" come from. I decided I'd rather not know and tried to forget these type of reality shows are still in existence. Then, just yesterday, I received a s ... Read on »