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Make Sure Infants Are Sleeping Safely Posted on Oct 23

Make Sure Infants Are Sleeping Safely

Each year, approximately 30-40 Massachusetts infants die due to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), sometimes called SIDS. Research shows that many of these tragic deaths occur in sleep positions and environments that are unsafe. To prevent the risk of SUID, public health officials are rolling   …Continue Reading Make Sure Infants Are Sleeping Safely

How to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy! Posted on Jul 1

How to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy!

Most people know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other major health problems.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking during pregnancy can cause various health problems including premature birth (being born too early), some birth defects, and can result in   …Continue Reading How to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy!