Recall of a pacifier and teether holder. We do not recommend using a pacifier holder since any ribbon can pose a strangulation risk and the stuffed toy can pose a suffocation risk.
Findings from a research study were recently released and co-senior author Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD states. "Through this research we now know that the vast majority of SIDS cases do not stem from genetic heart diseases."
High Chair Recall
The US has made great strides in reducing Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) until recently, when the decline has been slight. We know that not all deaths are preventable but we must keep educating parents and all who care for infants about safe sleep and risk reduction.
Although the CJ Foundation is no longer hosting fundraising events or accepting donations, we wanted to let you know of other events happening across the country. Maybe you will find one nearby or close to your heart.
Step Up for KIDS in Wichita, Kansas benefitting Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network
Sometimes it is difficult to explain (and for others to understand) why your child remains such an important part of your life. This mom says it so well.
Does my grief make you uncomfortable?
Me too. On a daily basis, without the option of unfollowing it, ignoring it, avoiding it without a second thought. It’s a... part of my everyday life. Every minute, every hour, every moment.
My grief that is because of my love for my child, is always there.
From contributing writer Amelia Kowalisyn of Emma's Footprints
Following the AAP's recommendations may reduce the risk of a baby dying of SIDS. This mom wants to help others by spreading the word. But the cause(s) of SIDS remains unknown and we unfortunately understand that babies can die with no risk factors present.
It’s not just for expired car seats anymore!!! Trade it in at Babies R Us!
“Safety has always been the root purpose of the company’s Trade-In events – and that ...hasn’t changed,” the company said in a press release. “In the eight years of events, Babies”R”Us has removed millions of unsafe products from the market, reducing the chance for children to be injured… Families are encouraged to trade-in items that could be a potential danger.”
Thanks to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission there are now new standards for infant slings manufactured or imported after January 31, 2018.
Press release about research relevant to SIDS. To see the abstract, click on the link at the end of the release.