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We all want to keep our children safe and secure and help them live to their full potential. Knowing how to prevent the leading causes of injuries to babies is a step toward this goal.

Suffocation, motor vehicle crashes, drowning and fires/burns are the leading causes of unintentional injury death among babies less than one year old. Oklahoma ranks 15th nationally in unintentional injuries to children under the age of 15.

And, all babies cry – sometimes for a long time. Learn how to keep your cool when baby cries.

We can all play a key role in protecting babies from injuries. It’s everyone’s responsibility. Click on the tabs to learn more.

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Contact Information:

Alicia M. Lincoln, MSW, MSPH
Administrative Program Manager
Child and Adolescent Health Division
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
Phone: (405) 271-4471
E-mail: Alicia Lincoln

Lisa P. Rhoades, Administrator                    
Oklahoma Child Death Review Board           
1111 N. Lee, Ste. 500                               
Oklahoma City, OK 73103                          
Phone: (405) 606-4900                          
E-mail: Lisa Rhoades

Brandi Woods-Littlejohn
Prevention & Preparedness Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
Phone (405) 271-3430 ext 56461
E-mail: Brandi Woods-Littlejohn

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