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Makenna Elizabeth Buesing models the sleep sack, a wearable blanket that swaddles the baby in a safe manner. Makenna is the newborn daughter of Derek and Kjersten Buesing of Granite Falls. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Swaddled in safety: Partnership with local fund helps Rice Hospital promote newborn health, lower risk of SIDS

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WILLMAR — From the moment they’re placed in their cribs, babies born at Rice Memorial Hospital get a safe start in life with swaddling designed to help lessen their risk of sudden infant death syndrome.


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Anne Polta

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