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Tag: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

video post Dr. Rachel Moon (left) and Dr. Fern Hauck research Sudden Infant Death Syndome.
An Important Video About Sudden Infant Death
November 10, 2017

We did a Facebook Live video chat about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome yesterday, and I thought Dr. Hauck and Dr. Moon were tremendous. They shared a lot of great information, and I was particularly interested in their discussion of just how difficult the first few weeks of breastfeeding can be.…

A new study from the UVA School of Medicine suggests breastfeeding for at least two months cuts the risk of SIDS almost in half.
How to Cut the Risk of SIDS by Half
November 1, 2017

What's the answer? Breastfeed for at least two months. That's according to an important new international study from our Dr. Fern Hauck, Dr. Rachel Moon and Kawai Tanabe, MPH (and their colleagues). Prior studies suggested that breastfeeding was associated with a decreased risk of SIDS, but this is the first…