April 6, 2017.Reading time 6 minutes.
Children aren’t supposed to die. When children die unexpectedly, Public Health—Seattle & King County pays extra attention. The department looks for lessons to help families and communities prevent future tragedies, using a process that brings together an extraordinary range of expertise. The program is called Child Death Review, and their most recent report – based […]
August 16, 2016.Reading time 4 minutes.
The King County Medical Examiner and several Public Health staff, including experts in injury prevention and nursing, recently published an article in the King County Medical Society Bulletin that provides an important overview of sudden and unexpected infant deaths (SIDS/SUIDS). While many factors may contribute to these unfortunate losses, this article stresses the role of […]
April 21, 2016.Reading time 6 minutes.
The cardboard boxes aren’t just boxes – they’re baby bed boxes (from the Baby Bed Box Co.), designed to give babies a safe place to sleep.