Browsing Category : SIDS


Cosleeping &SIDS Fact Sheet

The Crib Industry wants you to know that 60 “accidental” infant deaths have occurred in the United States per year, in adult beds, for age birth to 2 years. The implication is that these are co-sleeping deaths,

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Formula Feeding Doubles Infant Deaths in America

By Linda Folden Palmer, DC Author of The BABY BOND                    (In Spanish–Click Here) A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics, (May 2004), titled “Breastfeeding and the Risk of Postneonatal Death in the United States,” reports a 21% reduction in infant death for having EVER breastfed, meaning 27% more infant deaths occur when no breastmilk…

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Infant Sleep and Industry Dollars

A Letter to Doctors The crib industry has gotten in bed with the CPSC to announce dramatically that 60 babies per year die from accidents in adult beds. They plan a large campaign to educate doctors and retailers about the supposed danger. One detail they seem to leave out is that a breastfeeding baby sleeping in an adult bed, made…

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Letter on Bed Deaths

To U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission See also: REVIEW OF NUMEROUS SIDS STUDIES THROUGH 2005 September 30, 1999                   Ann Brown U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 Dear Ann Brown, Your warning against placing infants in adult beds is highly erroneous, irresponsible, and will lead…

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