Infant Safe Sleep Act

A new legislation in Michigan will educate new parents on safe sleeping practices with infants. 

Governor Snyder signed the "Infant Safe Sleep Act" into law yesterday, which will require hospitals around the state to provide information to new parents about the risk of infant death due to unsafe sleeping practices. This also applies to health professionals who deliver babies outside of the hospital. According to the Department of Human Services, more than 130 infants died in 2013 due to unsafe sleeping practices. All infants should be sleeping by themselves in a crib, on their back, with no other items around them. 

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