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Study: Some Kansas babies might not be sleeping safely

 

April 19, 2019



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state report says many Kansas families may not be following safe sleep practices designed to diminish the risk of infants dying in their sleep.

KCUR-FM reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment released a study last month based on a 2017 survey of mothers.

The survey found that four out of five new Kansas mothers said their babies sleep primarily on their backs.

Rachel Sisson is the department's Bureau of Family Health director. She wants all parents to know that the safest place for babies to sleep is in a crib on their backs. She says babies shou...



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