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Breast Density Matters
If you had a mammogram lately, you may have learned that you have
dense breast tissue. This is important information for women to
know. Here's why: "Breast density not only decreases our ability to
see cancer [on a mammogram] but also increases the risk of cancer," says Jennifer Harvey, MD, co-director of the UVA Health System
Breast Care Program.

KEEP BABY SAFE
Skip the expensive home-monitoring gadgets and use
simple measures to keep baby sleeping soundly and safely,
according to new guidelines from the American Academy
of Pediatrics (AAP).
These guidelines are vitally important, considering
that 3,500 infants die annually in the United States from
sleep-related deaths, including SIDS (sudden infant death
syndrome) and suffocation.

THE RECOMMENDATIONS
She recently conducted a study that found while women in Virginia
are more familiar with breast density, they are unclear what this
means. She advises that women who have dense breasts talk to their
healthcare providers and stay on top of their annual mammograms.
"Although health practitioners may say women don't need mammograms every year, we suggest that those with dense breasts really do,"
Harvey says.
Hear Harvey discuss breast cancer screening for women with
dense breasts at uvahealth.com/breastdensity.

At bedtime, place babies on their back on a firm surface, such as
a crib or a bassinet, with only a taut sheet around the mattress.
The crib should be bare (no blankets, pillows, soft toys, etc.).
Parents should share a bedroom, but not the same sleeping
surface, until baby turns 1. Room sharing decreases the risk
of SIDS by as much as 50 percent, according to AAP. "We want
to share this information in a way that doesn't scare parents
but helps to explain the real risks posed by an unsafe sleep
environment," says UVA Children's Hospital pediatrician Rachel
Moon, MD. She served as lead author of the new policy statement. Learn more at uvahealth.com/safesleep.

WHAT'S YOUR
PARENTING

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STYLE?

We all want our children to grow up to
become healthy and confident individuals who
make good choices. But some parents' good
intentions may be doing more harm than
good. See whether your parenting style is
spot on or potentially sabotaging your child's
future. Go to uvahealth.com/parentingstyle.

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