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State Recognizes October as Safe Sleep Awareness Month 


More than 80 percent of sudden unexpected infant deaths in N.M. are potentially preventable

SANTA FE – New Mexico recognizes October as Safe Sleep Awareness Month. The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) along with Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, the Office of Injury Prevention and community partners of the Safe Sleep Collaborative proposed the proclamation, which was executed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office. The goal is to promote safe sleep habits for infants and their caregivers in New Mexico. 

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