Welcome to the Delaware Thrives blog!

The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Safe Sleep: Smoke Free Environment

October 23, 2013

If you have a new baby and you or someone in your home smokes, there’s no better time than to quit right now. There should be no smoking around your baby. Ever. Babies exposed to secondhand smoke are two to three times more likely to die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep related[…..]