It's a parent's worse nightmare. One minute your child is fine and the next minute she's not breathing. Worse yet, you don't really know why it happened. This is what it's like to suddenly lose a child from SIDS. And unfortunately, SIDS rates are higher for families of twins.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the leading cause of death for babies one year and younger. There's a lot of questions surrounding SIDs, but what information do we have to protect our little ones? How can you reduce your baby's risk?
Is it OK to use a pacifier when your little one is crying or fussing? Well, according to experts, yes it is! Pacifiers are completely safe and even effective to use. However, you have to use them correctly and plan to wean your little one off them. In this guide, we’ll highlight the good, the bad, and the ugly side of pacifiers.