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Kansas launches campaign to reduce stillbirth rate in state


August 19, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state is promoting a campaign to reduce the number of stillborn deaths in Kansas.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Wednesday it is partnering with Count the Kicks, a stillbirth prevention public health campaign.

Kansas officials say the state records an average of 232 stillborn deaths each year. The campaign seeks to save 60 babies every year by decreasing Kansas' stillbirth rate by 26 percent. The effort achieved that reduction in Iowa.

Count the Kicks encourages expectant moms to track their baby's movements once a day in the third trimes...

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