The government aims to reduce sudden infant death by 86% in 8 years.
This Māori Television report explains how they plan to do that - incorporating research carried out by Otago Polytechnic and Otago University.
The researchers, led by Otago Polytechnic's Associate Professor in Midwifery, Sally Baddock and Otago University's Professor Barry Taylor and Dr David Tipene-Leach, concluded there were no significant differences in risk behaviours in wahakura compared to bassinets and there were other advantages, including an increase in sustained breastfeeding.
See the Māori Television report here.
Read more about Midwifery at Otago Polytechnic.
Expiry: 29 Sep 2017