In Finland, many babies sleep in cardboard boxes. And they enjoy it — at least that is what their parents say.The tradition might seem strange to most American parents. But Finnish experts say it could help save lives.They also say it could help the United States lower its infant mortality rate in the same way that it helped Finland. The District, for example, has the highest infant mortality risk among all of the world’s high-income capitals. In other countries, such as South Africa, Zambia, Colombia, Argentina, and the U.S., projects are already being set up to imitate the Finnish success story, according to Harvard University doctoral student Karima Ladhani, who recently founded an nongovernmental organization to create a box for South Asian mothers, called the “Barakat Bundle.” Read more.