States Give New Parents Baby Boxes To Encourage Safe Sleep Habits

Twins Ryan and Nell Stimpert lie in their baby boxes at home in Cleveland. The cardboard boxes are safe and portable places for the babies to sleep.

The baby boxes that Finland gives to all new mothers are legendary. Now states in the U.S. are experimenting with them as a way to encourage safe sleep practices and reduce SIDS.

(Image credit: Maddie McGarvey for NPR)

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