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In Ep 7, Angeline spoke with Trebor Randle, Special Agent in Charge of the Child Fatality Review Unit for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  

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According to Child Fatality Review Committee confirmed statistics, in 2015 there were 170 sleep-related deaths in the state of Georgia. In fact, Georgia has a higher infant mortality rate than the national average. The leading cause of infant deaths is preventable.

 

The ABCs of safe sleep: 

 

A is for alone--your baby should only be alone in their crib. 

B is for on your back--lay your baby on their back when putting them to sleep. 

C is for crib - - babies need their own sleep space, their own crib.

 

Following the ABCs of safe sleep, especially within the first six months, can greatly reduce your child’s risk of early death.