Sometimes, even we are surprised by some of the new anti-vaccine ideas that make the rounds. But this one, which was hatched on Twitter, maybe the nuttiest one to date. Thankfully, the pro-science community on this social media site won't let the person who started this imbecilic idea to get away with anything.
New parents know the importance of using a car seat when driving baby home from the hospital, and many spend big bucks to get just the right one. Yet, a new study finds that parents frequently aren't using the seats properly -- a problem that can put the infant at risk of serious injury.
Placing infants in carrying devices such as car seats, baby slings/swings, bouncers, and strollers for naps may put them at risk of death or injury, warns the American Academy of Pediatrics. Sleep-related deaths are the most common cause of death for infants up to one year old.