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New guidance aims to help prevent unexpected child deaths in London

Public Health England (PHE) has published two new public safety updates on reducing infant mortality and sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI).

In London, around 10 babies a week die before their first birthday. PHE London is raising awareness of the common risk factors and preventative measures to educate parents, carers and health professionals across the capital on how to reduce unexpected infant deaths. Infant mortality is the death of any child up to the age of one year old and is an indicator of both maternal and newborn health and care. More ....