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H H S Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
Maternal and Child Health

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Prevent Infant Mortality

Stop smoking, especially during pregnancy.

Get recommended well-woman visits, prenatal care and well-baby check-ups.

Every woman needs 400 micrograms of folic acid every day. 

Breastfeed for the health of you and your baby.

Put babies to sleep safely: on their backs on a firm sleep surface with no soft objects in the sleep area.

Infant Mortality Summit 2012.

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