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Health Officials: Infant Suffocation Deaths On The Rise

Officials say nine Detroit babies suffocated to death in just the past 12 days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Ryan Hooper holds a new 3-13 baby. (credit: Joshua Hanford)

Brand New Detroiters Celebrate 3-13

What better way to mark the 13th day of the third month in the year 2013 than by welcoming new life to the city of Detroit?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013


Health Care For Moms, Babies, Target Of New Legislation

Nearly a quarter of all hospitalizations are related to childbearing women and newborns, according to national data, but not all preventative care is covered by programs like Medicaid.

CBS Detroit–03/04/2013

Police Investigate Infant Deaths In Wayne County

Investigators are looking into the death’s of a 6-month-old boy in Allen Park and a 1-month-old girl in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

graco high chair recall

Graco Recalls Wood High Chairs Due To Fall Hazard

Graco is recalling almost 90,000 of its classic wooden high chairs because the seat can become detached from its base, posing a fall hazard and health risk to young children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

Report: Most Parents Still Not Using Child Safety Seats Correctly

Carr said there are five things parents should check to make sure their children are riding safely in their car seats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012


Bumbo Baby Seat Recalled After Reports Of Skull Fractures

About four million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of skull fractures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

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“50 Shades” To Bring Baby Boom?

The popularity of the erotic best-selling series “50 Shades of Grey” is sparking talk of a baby boom starting in February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

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High Chairs Recalled After Injury Reports

A warning for parents — check your kid’s high-chair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012


Researchers Look To Lower Serious Risks To Newborns

A local study appearing in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine supports the use of whole-body hypothermia in full-term, oxygen-deprived newborns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012