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Infant Death

Oprah Winfrey's Courageous Baby Naming

Tara Shafer | Posted 01.04.2017 | Parents
Tara Shafer

Recently, Oprah Winfrey shared the name of her baby, a boy born prematurely who died when Winfrey was fourteen years old. This has been very much on m...

New Technology Is Designed To Keep Babies Safe From the Dangers of Hot Cars

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 07.23.2016 | Technology
Ingrid Prueher

Whether you're tired, stressed or sleep deprived, technology can help remind you that you've left your most precious cargo behind and keep your little one safe. Lifesaving technology like this has become a necessity in today's hectic world.

To Those Caring for Sick Children

Lexi Behrndt | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Lexi Behrndt

As a parent of a child who was deeply cared for by a medical team for nearly seven months before he passed, I cannot describe the respect and admiration we, as parents, have for you who are in the medical field.

Preventing Infant Deaths: What Can We Learn From Cuba?

Mary Anne Mercer | Posted 05.06.2015 | Home
Mary Anne Mercer

On a recent trip to Cuba I determined to find out how that country manages to have an infant mortality rate well below that of the U.S., with dramatically fewer resources than we have.

5 Ways to Help Those Remembering Baby Loss in the Holiday Season

Tara Shafer | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Tara Shafer

Many holiday traditions represent light and birth, and for a family coping with pregnancy or infant loss, the ironies and companion absences can be too stark to bear easily.

Newborn Death Rate Drops In U.S.

Posted 11.20.2014 | Parents

By: Laura Geggel Published: 11/19/2014 01:43 PM EST on LiveScience The death rate of U.S. newborns during the first week of life has decreased b...

The Climb Back Up

Carissa K | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

Physically, my body had the markings of a woman who had just gone through a pregnancy and delivery. These postpartum symptoms were both a cruel joke and treasured testament.

Did I Ruin My Life By Having/Adopting These Kids?

Carrie Goldman | Posted 06.28.2013 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

There is a little-told secret among those of us who adopt or have trouble building a family -- we feel as if we should be grateful for every minute every second of every hour for our children, as if we never have the right to feel overwhelmed by the tasks of parenting.

Police Appeal Over Dead Baby Found In Brook

PA | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

Detectives investigating the death of a baby found in a brook are appealing for a girl seen pushing a pram close to the area to come forward. ...

Infant Death At Artwalk Spurs Petition To Close Streets

Posted 09.19.2011 | Los Angeles

A petition has launched to close the streets of the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk following the death of an infant at the event last week, reports LAi...