Reputable Sources for Baby Products

Reputable Sources for Baby Products

There are so many nursery products on the market that expectant parents and grandparents can be left feeling overwhelmed. There are also a number of common misconceptions that new and expectant parents have about infant care products. One is that if you can buy it, it...
What causes SIDS?

What causes SIDS?

Unfortunately it is currently not known exactly what causes SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) or some of the sudden unexpected deaths that occur, but through research it has been identified that there needs to be a number of factors all present at the same time for...
The SIDS puzzle – recent research

The SIDS puzzle – recent research

Over the past few years Australian research has significantly contributed to identifying pieces of the SIDS puzzle.Professor Roger Byard and Dr Fiona Bright (both based in SA) have been involved in research which has helped to enhance our understanding of SIDS by...
The co-sleeping debate – what you need to know

The co-sleeping debate – what you need to know

In terms of co-sleeping, or as it’s now known sharing a sleep surface, there is a lot of debate around this topic. It is a complex issue where many factors come into play. That said, SIDS and Kids SA believe there is no evidence that clearly shows that parents...
What are the risks with tummy sleeping?

What are the risks with tummy sleeping?

Infants sleep longer and more deeply when placed to sleep on their tummy. This deep long sleep is thought to be due to reduced arousal responses. Reduced arousal responses effect the infants ability to arouse from a deep sleep when they need to protect themselves. An...