Healthy Communities
Preventing Infant Deaths

Many of the infant deaths in our community remain a frustrating challenge that no one knows how to prevent. Yet, there are many ways we DO know how to prevent the deaths of babies. Follow these easy tips to help prevent infant deaths and save babies’ lives.

For more detailed prevention ideas, click on specific health topics in the Why Babies Die section of this website.

Contact Information

The Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition is a community partnership housed within the Forsyth County Department of Public Health.

(336) 703-3260

Did You Know . . .

We could cut our state infant death rate by 10%-20% overnight if all pregnant smokers would quit smoking.