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"At the beginning of the campaign, 70% of parents were putting babies on their stomachs at bedtime. Now, 70% place the babies on their backs," says Ruth Dubois, campaign coordinator with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, MD.
Now the campaign, titled "Back to Sleep," is pushing to educate all parents and people who care for children in an effort to have 100% of babies placed on their backs at bedtime.
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