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Parents Urged To Follow Safe Infant Sleep Practices

Baystate Health

   A top law enforcement official and the largest health care provider in western Massachusetts have partnered in a campaign to prevent sudden unexpected infant deaths.

    Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni and Springfield-based Baystate Health are trying to educate new parents and their families about creating a safe sleep environment for babies.

        WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with pediatrician Dr. Andrew Balder, medical director, Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center.


Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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