MDH: Majority Of Unexpected Infant Deaths Are Sleep RelatedNew data from the Minnesota Department of Health shows 90 infants died unexpectedly in 2016 and 2017.
Baby Studies Find Kids Eating Solid Food Too Early, Overuse PouchesA pair of new studies on infant health have found that many babies in the U.S. are being given solid food too early and one type of snack may be delaying their development.
FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are UnsafeThe FDA released a statement urging Americans to avoid buying over-the-counter medications containing benzocaine.
Baby Wipes Tied To 'Perfect Storm' Of Child Food Allergies, Study SaysResearchers from Northwestern University say that a combination of genetics, allergens in dust, food choices, and the effects of infant cleansing wipes on the skin are all part of a package that triggers allergies.
2 Charged In Separate Infant Deaths In Dakota CountyTwo people were charged in Dakota County Friday in separate cases involving the deaths of infants. The Dakota County Attorney’s office charged 46-year-old Paul Richard Sandell and 63-year-old Janet Marie Kartheiser with one count each of second-degree manslaughter.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Study: High Mercury Levels In North Shore BabiesResearchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state's North Shore had high levels of mercury.
Measles Sends Minn. Infants To HospitalThe Minnesota Health Department says a 12-month-old Dakota County resident is in critical condition with a measles infection. A second infant is also hospitalized with measles.
Hennepin Co. Crusades Against Infant SuffocationParents in Hennepin County are being told to not let their infants sleep in their bed. Health care providers say it is a matter of making sure the child's sleeping conditions are safe.
Minn. Health Officials Investigate Infant MeaslesThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating a case of measles in an infant who lives in Minneapolis.
Research: Formula-Fed Babies At Higher Risk For ObesityGood eating habits need to start young -- really young, as in the first months of infancy.