Baby Box program addresses infant deaths

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The Office of Youth Services is sponsoring the Baby Box program, designed to work with parents to reduce the infant mortality rate in DeKalb.

The next class is scheduled June 29, 10:30 a.m., at the Clarkston Library, 951 N. Indian Creek Dr., Clarkston. The deadline to register is Monday, June 25, 2018.

The Baby Box program educates expecting and new parents about approved methods from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in preventing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexpected infant death and infant sleep awareness. 

Participating parents will receive a Baby Box, temporary secure bedding designed to promote infant safe sleep practices, and various other items for newborn babies.

For more information on Baby Box events, contact Mussettee H. Hill at 404- 687-7192 or mhill@dekalbcountyga.gov.

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