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AAP Updates Recommendations for Safe Infant Sleep Practices

Infants should be placed in supine position, on firm, flat, noninclined surface for every sleep

Abbott Infant Formula Plant Closed Again After Flooding

After the plant is resanitized, Abbott said it will resume making EleCare, followed by specialty and metabolic formulas

Feds Warn of 14 Infant Deaths in Rockers From Fisher-Price, Kids2

Rockers should never be used for sleep, and infants should never be unsupervised or unrestrained in the rockers

Early Identification Cuts Costs for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Among treated patients, costs were lower for those identified by newborn screening versus presentation of symptoms

Abbott Baby Formula Plant Tied to Shortage Reopens

Production of EleCare specialty formulas for infants with severe food allergies and digestive problems will be given top priority

Amid Shortage, More Infant Formula to Arrive in U.S. Next Week

Under the Operation Fly Formula program, 2 million cans of Kendamil infant formula are to begin arriving on June 9

Global Burden of RSV Profiled in Children Aged 0 to 60 Months in 2019

In 2019, 2.0 and 3.6 percent of deaths in children aged 0 to 60 months and 28 days to 6 months, respectively, attributable to RSV infection

Is the Mumps Vaccine Becoming Less Effective?

Three-Dose Pfizer Vaccine Spurs Strong Response in Youngest Children

Company says third dose gave the young children 80 percent protection against asymptomatic COVID-19

Emergency Shipment of Baby Formula Arrives From Europe

Formula is designated for infants intolerant of the protein supplied by cow's milk

FDA Expands Baby Formula Market to Foreign Suppliers

Closed Baby Formula Plant May Reopen by Next Week

Earlier this week, the FDA announced a preliminary deal with Abbott to restart production if safety upgrades and certifications are met