BUFFALO, N.Y. — Thirty-six hundred American babies suddenly died last year due to unexpected causes.
And a big part of preventing it is with safe sleep practices.
The Bills are teaming up with Kaleida Health to try and get that message out. Owner Kim Pegula was at Children's Hospital on Friday morning as part of the campaign.
They're giving out Bills sleep sacks and helping teach parents about what they need to know to keep babies safe when they're sleeping.
"Just to make sure that everyone's aware that now we care for infants on their back when they're sleeping alone in a crib, and that we can actually prevent deaths by doing these simple steps as long as the community is aware," Dianne Charsha, the hospital's chief nurse and clinical operations officer, said on Friday.
Those sleep sacks will be given to families who have babies at the hospital until they run out of them ... sacks, not babies. There will still be plenty of those.
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