MANISTEE COUNTY – Sleep-related infant deaths are the leading type of death in Michigan for infants aged 1 to 12 months, with suffocation being the most common cause. Statewide, 1.3 sleep-related infant deaths occur per 1,000 live births. More than two Michigan babies die each week due to sudden and unexpected infant deaths.
In addition to responding to cases of child abuse and neglect in Manistee and Mason counties, the Manistee County Child Advocacy Center works to actively prevent abuse, including providing safe sleep education and resources. to community partners.