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Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies commented on Reducing Infant Mortality in Hawaii through Safe Sleep Education

Thank you so much for your kind words! Information is power, and the right message delivery is the key! Thank you for taking the time to comment.

Aloha,
Lisa Kimura
Executive Director

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Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies commented on Reducing Infant Mortality in Hawaii through Safe Sleep Education

Thank you Victoria Perroni for asking! We appreciate the kind words. The problem of sleep-related infant mortality is huge and largely unknown by people outside of maternal & infant public health. It's an insidious problem, as the deaths don't make the news, yet they're happening every day, and (with some exceptions) they are usually preventable through education.

Our project launched in January 2013 and we have successfully acquired grant funding to continue the program until now. However, we are also now looking at the possibility of corporate sponsors and/or the potential to bill Medicaid for preventative health services to help sustain funding. The program is popular, and very impactful, but costly to operate, so we are very open to partnerships and ideas.

Warm aloha,
Lisa Kimura
Executive Director

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Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies commented on Reducing Infant Mortality in Hawaii through Safe Sleep Education

Thank you so much Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture , your comment is much appreciated. We hope to bring change to a larger population!
Kindest regards, Lisa Kimura