"Marqevia Johnson uses a Pack ‘N Play portable crib for her 2-month-old son, Cody, to sleep in, but often puts him down for naps in what is essentially a cardboard box. She likes the box bed because it’s small and simple and easy to carry."
"I've been in maternal and child health advocacy for at least the last 6 years after the death of my daughter because I never wanted another family to go through that traumatic experience," said Roberts, the founder & CEO of Touching Young Lives, Inc."
"The project aims to encourage safe sleep for infants and is a spinoff of a baby box concept seen in Finland. About 40,000 boxes are given out each year and the program is believed to be one of the contributing factors to Finland's low infant mortality rates."