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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017

BTS Collaborates with UNICEF on ‘Love Myself’ Anti-Violence Campaign – Billboard

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A month and a half after releasing their record-breaking Love Yourself: Her album, Korean boy band BTS announced on Tuesday night (Oct. 31) that it has joined forces with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in an anti-violence campaign dubbed LOVE MYSELF. According to the project’s official Website, BTS and its label, Big Hit Entertainment, entered into a two-year-long partnership with the Korean Committee for UNICEF on Nov. 1. They joined…

Breastfeeding for 2 months cuts baby’s SIDs risk almost in half, study says – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Breastfeeding just two months could drastically reduce a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, a new study suggests.(Photo: FatCamera, Getty Images) Moms who breastfeed for just two months reduce their baby’s risk of sudden infant death syndrome by nearly half, according to a new study. The study, published in Pediatrics, looked at eight international studies with breastfeeding data examining more than 2,200 SIDs cases and over 6,800 cases of infants…

BTS Collaborates with UNICEF on ‘Love Myself’ Anti-Violence … – Billboard

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A month and a half after releasing their record-breaking Love Yourself: Her album, Korean boy band BTS announced on Tuesday night (Oct. 31) that it has joined forces with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in an anti-violence campaign dubbed LOVE MYSELF. According to the project’s official Website, BTS and its label, Big Hit Entertainment, entered into a two-year-long partnership with the Korean Committee for UNICEF on Nov. 1. They joined…

Dunmore Couple’s Quest to Solve SIDS – PA home page

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An estimated 3,500 babies die each year in the U.S from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. That includes 61 babies in Pennsylvania in 2013 which is the most recent year of data collected. Despite a significant decline in the past few decades, SIDS remains the leading killer of babies between one month and one-year-old. Part of what makes SIDS so terrifying is it kills…

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients thank those who sent in Halloween cards – KABC-TV

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles can’t go trick-or-treating, but they didn’t miss out on the Halloween fun. Thanks to many Eyewitness News viewers and followers and the staff at CHLA, young patients received thousands of “Cat-O-Grams” to make the day extra special. What kind of mistakes do ghosts make? “Boo-Boos!” said the mother of 4-year-old Addy Beierly. She read one of the jokes printed on cards sent in from…

Dunmore Couple’s Quest to Solve SIDS – PA home page

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An estimated 3,500 babies die each year in the U.S from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. That includes 61 babies in Pennsylvania in 2013 which is the most recent year of data collected. Despite a significant decline in the past few decades, SIDS remains the leading killer of babies between one month and one-year-old. Part of what makes SIDS so terrifying is it kills…

BTS Collaborates with UNICEF on ‘Love Myself’ Anti-Violence Campaign – Billboard

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A month and a half after releasing their record-breaking Love Yourself: Her album, Korean boy band BTS announced on Tuesday night (Oct. 31) that it has joined forces with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in an anti-violence campaign dubbed LOVE MYSELF. According to the project’s official Website, BTS and its label, Big Hit Entertainment, entered into a two-year-long partnership with the Korean Committee for UNICEF on Nov. 1. They joined…

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients thank those who sent in Halloween cards – KABC-TV

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles can’t go trick-or-treating, but they didn’t miss out on the Halloween fun. Thanks to many Eyewitness News viewers and followers and the staff at CHLA, young patients received thousands of “Cat-O-Grams” to make the day extra special. What kind of mistakes do ghosts make? “Boo-Boos!” said the mother of 4-year-old Addy Beierly. She read one of the jokes printed on cards sent in from…

Dunmore Couple’s Quest to Solve SIDS – PA home page

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

DUNMORE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An estimated 3,500 babies die each year in the U.S from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. That includes 61 babies in Pennsylvania in 2013 which is the most recent year of data collected. Despite a significant decline in the past few decades, SIDS remains the leading killer of babies between one month and one-year-old. Part of what makes SIDS so terrifying is it kills…

BTS Collaborates with UNICEF on ‘Love Myself’ Anti-Violence Campaign – Billboard

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

A month and a half after releasing their record-breaking Love Yourself: Her album, Korean boy band BTS announced on Tuesday night (Oct. 31) that it has joined forces with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in an anti-violence campaign dubbed LOVE MYSELF. According to the project’s official Website, BTS and its label, Big Hit Entertainment, entered into a two-year-long partnership with the Korean Committee for UNICEF on Nov. 1. They joined…

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients thank those who sent in Halloween cards – KABC-TV

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles can’t go trick-or-treating, but they didn’t miss out on the Halloween fun. Thanks to many Eyewitness News viewers and followers and the staff at CHLA, young patients received thousands of “Cat-O-Grams” to make the day extra special. What kind of mistakes do ghosts make? “Boo-Boos!” said the mother of 4-year-old Addy Beierly. She read one of the jokes printed on cards sent in from…

Any Breastfeeding — Even If Combined With Formula — Cuts SIDS … – Forbes

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Shutterstock Past research findings have shown that breastfeeding cuts the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in half, but those studies seemed to suggest that only exclusive breastfeeding for six months decreased the risk. Now a new look at eight studies together finds it doesn’t take long, or much, breastfeeding to get that benefit. In fact, just two months of breastfeeding, even combined with formula, reduces SIDS risk, according…

Any Breastfeeding — Even If Combined With Formula — Cuts SIDS Risk In Half – Forbes

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Shutterstock Past research findings have shown that breastfeeding cuts the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in half, but those studies seemed to suggest that only exclusive breastfeeding for six months decreased the risk. Now a new look at eight studies together finds it doesn’t take long, or much, breastfeeding to get that benefit. In fact, just two months of breastfeeding, even combined with formula, reduces SIDS risk, according…

United Nations News Centre – UNICEF warns 1,800 unaccompanied … – UN News Centre

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

30 October 2017 – Two-thirds of the nearly 3,000 unaccompanied refugee and migrant children currently in Greece are not receiving proper shelter and care, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. “Children stranded without families should have proper shelter, care and protection, and there are solutions that could make this a reality for them,” said Laurent Chapuis, Country Coordinator for UNICEF’s…

Myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert – CNN

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

(CNN)We need more training to get a driver’s license than to become a parent, in our culture. Even though we would benefit from parental education, some of us have never even held a newborn before having one of our own. And we often rely on advice from friends and family, much of it outdated or just plain wrong. Swaddling is the first step to calming, and it’s important you don’t…

Myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert – CNN – CNN

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

(CNN)We need more training to get a driver’s license than to become a parent, in our culture. Even though we would benefit from parental education, some of us have never even held a newborn before having one of our own. And we often rely on advice from friends and family, much of it outdated or just plain wrong. Swaddling is the first step to calming, and it’s important you don’t…

UNICEF warns 1800 unaccompanied refugee children in Greece need proper shelter, care – UN News Centre

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

30 October 2017 – Two-thirds of the nearly 3,000 unaccompanied refugee and migrant children currently in Greece are not receiving proper shelter and care, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. “Children stranded without families should have proper shelter, care and protection, and there are solutions that could make this a reality for them,” said Laurent Chapuis, Country Coordinator for UNICEF’s…