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Infants Less Likely Than Other Household Members to Get COVID-19

Risk Factors for Sleep-Related Suffocation, Infant Death Identified

Adjusted odds highest for sleep-related suffocation, unexplained infant death for infants not sharing room with mother, caregiver

Fewer Postpartum Visits Occurred During Pandemic

Largest declines seen among Black individuals, young people, and those without insurance

Risk Factors for Sleep-Related Suffocation, Infant Death Identified

Adjusted odds highest for sleep-related suffocation, unexplained infant death for infants not sharing room with mother, caregiver

Lead Toxin Concerns Spur Recall of Toddler Sippy Cups

Portion of cup that contains lead was not tested in a safety lab because it was not meant to be exposed under normal use

Clinical Report Addresses Need for POCUS Guidelines for NICU

Hospital-wide POCUS committee should be established, have oversight responsibilities for implementation and QA of POCUS program

Despite Pleas From Pediatric Groups, Biden Balks at Declaring RSV a Health Emergency

Emergency declaration would have allowed a more flexible response by pediatric practices and for FEMA assistance

Hospitalizations Up Among Infants Younger Than 6 Months During Omicron

No increase seen in prevalence of indicators of severe disease among these hospitalized infants

Infants Less Likely Than Other Household Members to Get COVID-19

Even breastfeeding infants exposed to COVID-19 do not appear to have higher risk for infection than other children, adults in the household

Infant Head-Shaping Pillows Are Useless and Dangerous to Baby, FDA Warns

Health care providers should discourage the use of infant head-shaping pillows and educate patients about the risks

U.S. Purchases of Specialized Infant Formula Exceed Estimated Need

5.5 percent of formula purchased from 2017 to 2019 was hypoallergenic; 59 percent of formula purchased was lactose-reduced