Infant Mortality - Every Baby Matters!

Every Week in Ohio, 3 babies die in unsafe environments

Follow the ABCs of Safe Sleep
Alone. Back. Crib.
Every Baby. Every Sleep.

Learn more in this great video from the Ohio Department of Health

Baby and Me Tobacco Free
Quit Smoking and Support Meetings
Group and Individual Sessions Available
Click for Referral Form

  • Quitting smoking is the BEST thing you can do for the health of you and your baby
  • Enroll in the BABY & ME TOBACCO FREE program and participate in the 4 prenatal quit smoking sessions
  • Quit smoking and stay quit during your pregnancy
  • Agree to take a monthly breath test to prove you are tobacco free
  • Stay smoke free after your baby is born and receive a monthly voucher for free diapers, for up to 12 months
  • Agencies please fill out Fax Referral form and fax to 330-923-6370
  • For more information, please contact Jessie Wingert at 330-812-3918 or

Innovative Safe Sleep Education comes
in the form of 85,000 Sleep Baby Safe and Snugbooks from the Charlie’s Kids Foundation that were given to Ohio Department of Health.  20,000 of these books will be distributed through the Ohio Hospital Association in their diaper bag containing safe sleep materials. In addition, Summit County’s Child and Family Health Service Program has also been distributing these books with Safe Sleep presentations. Contact Sherry Blair, CFHS Project Director for more information at or  300-926-5629

OMH Infant Mortality Report


2014 Summit County Maternal and Child Health Indicators Report

Infant Mortality Brief
SCPH/CFHS Infant Mortality Brief 2000-2009

strongbabies ohio

Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality

Before, Between & Beyond Pregnancy Website
The National Preconception Curriculum and Resources Guide for Clinicians

Healthy People 2020 Goals

Maternal, Infant, and Child Health- Healthy People 2020

SIDS Network of Ohio

March of Dimes 2013 Conference Series

Summit County Maternal Depression Network_

Summit County First Things First




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