One County, Five Deaths In November of 2014, in Lafayette, Indiana, Tippecannoe County coroner Donna Avolt issued a warning to parents about them sleeping with their young children following the county’s 5th death this year of youngsters who suffocated while co-sleeping. … Continue reading →
Des Moines, Iowa is dealing with a rash of infant deaths from apparent accidental suffocation. Three babies died within a four day period this week, either from their parents rolling over on them in bed, or because a loose blanket was left in the crib. Loose blankets can increase the risk of SIDS by trapping carbon dioxide around the baby’s airway.