DHS Releases New Reports on Infant Deaths in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) released two new Wisconsin Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) reports on birth outcomes highlighting risk factors contributing to infant death, and how to best reduce and address significant disparities in infant deaths across Wisconsin. The reports emphasizes the need to focus public health prevention efforts on low birthweight and sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), the greatest health inequities among non-Hispanic Black and Alaska Native/American Indian infants.

WI DHS Press Release

Wisconsin Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOP) Reports