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Oklahoma ranks No. 44 in infant mortality

Babies born in Oklahoma have less of a chance than in most states of making it to their first birthday. On Monday, health officials at the Oklahoma Leadership Summit on Infant Mortality focused on how they can work together to help Oklahoma’s children.

BY JACLYN COSGROVE Published: October 2, 2012
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Anytime Trevor was upset, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” usually did the trick.

Melinda Heidling remembers her infant son as a happy baby who loved to play peek-a-boo.

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Anyone interested in learning more about infant mortality or the Preparing for a Lifetime initiative can go to the state Health Department’s website at www.ok.gov/health/.

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