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First lady’s task force sees progress in effort to cut infant deaths

January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The first annual report issued by the task force says progress has been made in promoting safe sleep practices for infants and making sure pregnant women get medical care.
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New report shows increase in SD’s infant mortality

April 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Office of Health Statistics released its 2010 Vital Statistics report Wednesday, and it included some alarming stats that the state is already attempting to remedy.
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First lady: State must reduce infant deaths

January 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota must improve pregnant women’s access to medical care, teach parents about safe sleep practices for babies and take other steps to reduce the state’s infant mortality rate, first lady Linda Daugaard told a legislative committee Tuesday. Continue Reading

SD first lady talks about infant mortality study

January 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) First Lady Linda Daugaard is meeting with South Dakota lawmakers to discuss a task force report on infant mortality in the state.
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State’s first lady drives infant mortality group

January 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE When Linda Daugaard speaks, Gov. Dennis Daugaard listens.
That’s especially true on infant mortality, an issue the governor made such a high priority in his administration’s first year that he appointed South Dakota’s first lady to head the task force. Continue Reading

Governor Appoints Task Force on Infant Mortality, First Lady to Chair

May 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed a task force of medical and health professionals to study the state’s infant mortality rate and how to reduce it. First Lady Linda Daugaard will chair the group.
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