A survey commissioned by The Lullaby Trust has found that less than a third of dads are being given information on the basic steps they can take to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.
The Lullaby Trust has expressed deep concern as rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) increase for the first time in 3 years, according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The rate fell in 2014 and 2015 following an increase in 2013, which was the first since 2008.
While we recognise that the aim of some of the baby box schemes is to reduce inequality, the concerns we raised last year about baby boxes remain valid.
Coalition of baby charities set out actions needed to achieve better results
Rates of infant mortality have shown an increase in England and Wales according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The GAPS project brought together researchers, bereaved parents and policy makers from around the world to define which areas of SUDI research should be prioritised. Here Dr Alexis Willett, who conceived the project, discusses the process and how she hopes it will support the efforts to reduce the rate of sudden infant death worldwide.
Rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have shown another decrease in England and Wales according to figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The Lullaby Trust welcomes news that the number of stillbirths and babies dying shortly after birth in England has dropped since the smoking ban was introduced.