Over the past decade, sleep-related infant deaths decreased in Baltimore City--until 2018. Thirteen babies died of sleep-related causes last year, and all were placed in unsafe sleep environments.
To discuss strategies to reduce future infant deaths, B'more for Healthy Babies is hosting the 3rd Annual Preventing Child Fatalities Summit. The free educational event for healthcare providers will feature renowned experts who will discuss best practices and help us create an action plan to keep all Baltimore babies safe.
Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, an internationally recognized expert in sudden infant death syndrome and co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics Safe Sleep Recommendations
Dr. Carlo DiClemente, the director of the MD Quit Tobacco Resource Center, the Center for Community Collaboration, and the Home Visitor Training Certificate Program at UMBC
More speakers to be announced.