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INTEGRIS Baptist Women’s Center was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “National Certified Bronze Safe Sleep Hospital” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.

INTEGRIS Baptist Women's Center Recognized by National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification

INTEGRIS Baptist Women’s Center was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “National Certified Bronze Safe Sleep Hospital” for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.

They are one of the first hospitals in Oklahoma to receive this title. INTEGRIS Health Edmond received the recognition earlier this month.

Oklahoma has one of the highest rates of infant mortality in the nation.
Infant mortality is often used as a measure of the overall health of a population. Nearly 21% of all infant deaths in Oklahoma for 2013-2015 were attributed to SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and other sleep-related conditions.

The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids®, a Pittsburgh-based organization dedicated to preventing infant, sleep-related deaths due to accidental suffocation. In addition to being Cribs for Kids® partners, INTEGRIS Baptist Women’s Center was recognized for following the safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and providing training programs for parents, staff and the community.