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Spike in sleep-related infant deaths alarms Baltimore city and county officials

March 9, 2023

A spike in sleep-related infant deaths in the Baltimore metro area is alarming medial providers and health officials and causing them to double down on safe sleep education efforts. Eleven babies have died in Baltimore since Dec. 1, according to preliminary data provided by Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa on Wednesday. For comparison, 14 babies died in 2020 and 16 died in 2021, according to data from the city health department.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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