To understand how and why children die in St Clair County, in order to take action to prevent other child deaths.
- Reviewed 17 Cases: 10 were birth to age one, one was between ages one to four years of age, and six were between ages 13 – 18.
- Manner of Death: 10 were natural, two accident, two suicide, one infant death related to unsafe sleep, and two pending.
- Discussion on healthy pregnancy and risk factors such as drug use, stress, smoking, and obesity occurred as a result of natural deaths due to prematurity and pre-term labor or delivery.
Contact person: Elizabeth King, St. Clair County Health Department