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The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade serves as part of a statewide network of community-based organizations to reduce Florida’s high infant mortality rate, and improve the lives of pregnant women and their families.

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The coalition is responsible for the establishment and oversight of the Miami-Dade Healthy Start System which, among other things, provides parenting education on infant safe sleep as part of its efforts to reduce SIDS.

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Healthy Start serves some 500 women a week.

Guests: Dr. Natalia Cap, Program Manager of the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade

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Gabrielle Spears, Mother helped by Healthy Start