GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County’s Safe Sleep Coalition has begun the 2nd Annual “Rock My Crib Contest”. Baby cribs decorated by coalition members and their coworkers are on display around the county and the county. A public vote will decide the winner. See photos at www.facebook.com/pg/safe2sleep/photos/?tab=album&album_ id=1481331028622904
Cast your vote at apps.facebook.com/ my-polls/rock-my-crib-contest-2017
Cribs will be donated to a family in need at the end of the contest. September is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month, designated by the state of Michigan to recognize the loss of approximately 150 babies per year due to unsafe sleeping conditions. Genesee County’s Sleep-Related Infant Death Rate between 2010-2015 was 2.0 deaths per 1,000 live births, Unsafe sleeping conditions is the leading cause of death for infants less than 1 year old. — R.S.