National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, Bedding credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images

Study: US Infants Still Sleeping With Unsafe Blankets, Bedding

Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That’s according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed.


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Study: Childhood Bullying Victims Still Suffer At Age 50

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of fifty.


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More Babies Share Parents’ Beds Despite SIDS Risks

The government’s latest infant bed-sharing numbers show a troubling trend: the percentage of U.S. babies sleeping with parents or another child more than doubled since the early 1990s, despite public health messages linking the practice with sudden infant death syndrome.