infant mortality http://kmuw.org en The Wichita Fresh Air Baby Camp http://kmuw.org/post/wichita-fresh-air-baby-camp <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the early 1900’s, people began to realize that young children, especially sick babies, needed well-circulated fresh air for their health. Following that principle, the Fresh Air Baby Camp was built in Wichita in 1920. The building is believed to be one of the last of its kind in the country. A local private volunteer group wants to bring the deteriorating building back to life.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KMUW’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Abigail Wilson has the story…</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Abigail Wilson 36852 at http://kmuw.org The Wichita Fresh Air Baby Camp Infant Mortality In Kansas Up Slightly Last Year http://kmuw.org/post/infant-mortality-kansas-slightly-last-year <p>A new research brief by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows a slight increase in the infant mortality rate last year.<br><br>Infant mortality refers to babies who die before their first birthday.</p><p>Although the trend has been downward, Kansas has exceeded the national infant mortality rate every year since 2003.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:03:19 +0000 Bryan Thompson 22362 at http://kmuw.org