For more than 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a Baby Box by the state that serves as a starter kit for their new baby. It contains clothes, blankets, and other newborn necessities, and the Baby Box itself (which is lined with a mattress) is used as the child’s first bed.
Finland’s best design idea has now made it’s way to the USA. On March 10, Ohio will become the second state to launch a Baby Box Universal Safe Sleep Program where ALL expecting and new Ohio parents will receive a FREE Baby Box by completing online parenting education.
As a free online resource, check out Baby Box University is an educational service provided by The Baby Box Co. in coordination with medical professionals, maternal health advocates and child development specialists for the purposes of reducing infant mortality and empowering parents.