Baltimore City starts phase 2 of reducing infant mortality

Campaign focuses on raising awareness

BALTIMORE - Infant mortality in Baltimore city is down from a year ago, but it's still too high. That's why the city started the "B'more for Healthy Babies Campaign". It began a year ago and city leaders say it's working.

The campaign is aimed at reducing babies exposure to cigarette smoke. City leaders hope to educate pregnant women, mothers and fathers.

The first phase began a year ago and that focused on promoting a safe sleep environment for infants. Last year, unsafe sleep related deaths dropped 40 percent in Baltimore city.

If you want to learn more about the campaign, click on the video box.
 

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