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June
2015
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Mom Warns Against Tragic Consequences Of Something Half Of All Parents Admit Doing

A young Michigan couple is mourning the death of their baby, which was 100 percent preventable. Now the mother has taken to social media to warn others.

On May 16, Ryan came home to find his baby Everett James lying next to his sleeping mother in bed, breathless and unresponsive. The parents called 911 and began CPR, but it was too late. Their baby was lost on the day he had turned 5 months old. Grand Rapids police are investigating Everett's death.

"One recent study showed that up to 45 percent of parents reported they had bed shared at one point in the past two weeks," said Dr. Jeffrey Colvin, a pediatrician at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri. "Another recent study found that 11 percent of parents reported bed sharing as a usual practice."

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