Campaign Promotes Baby Sleep Safety
Friday, May 09, 2008
New York, NY –
The city's Administration for Childrens Services says 11 babies have died of suffocation this year. Commissioner John Mattingly says all of those deaths could have been prevented.
MATTINGLY: Sharing a bed with a baby unnecessarily endangers the lives of babies and young children.
REPORTER: Mattingly says the risk is increased when parents are drunk, high or if they're heavy sleepers.
A brochure about safe sleeping for babies is available - for more information, call 311.