Anna Morad

A state report lists the main reasons for sleep-related deaths include unsafe bedding or toys in the sleeping area, infants not sleeping in a crib or bassinet, and infants not sleeping on their backs.

Infant sleep safety education vital to reduce deaths

According to Tennessee’s 2022 Child Fatality Annual Report, over the past five years, white infants accounted for most of the sleep-related infant deaths in Tennessee, but Black infants were three times more likely to suffer a sleep-related fatality.

VUMC named BEST for Babies hospital by TDH

Vanderbilt University Medical Center once again was named as a BEST for Babies hospital by the Tennessee Department of Health.

baby looking into the camera with uncertainty

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers parents tips for teething babies in light of new FDA warning

Vanderbilt pediatricians call for a tracking system for babies not getting vitamin K shot

Event to highlight breast-feeding’s benefits

Adjoa Taylor is no stranger to breast-feeding. The mother of five is well versed in the advantages of nursing for her children. But what she discovered were the benefits for herself.