Tag: infant mortality rate

Too many babies are dying in the U.S.

Too many babies are dying in the U.S.

For every 1,000 babies born in the United States, nearly six babies die before their first birthday – but it doesn’t need to be that way. Sep ...
It’s September: let’s sound a rallying cry for preventing infant loss

It’s September: let’s sound a rallying cry for preventing infant loss

Today's guest post on the importance of recognizing Infant Mortality Awareness month is from Kweli Rashied-Henry, Director of Health Equity for the Ma ...

U.S. study shows fewer babies are dying in their first year of life

The death of a baby before his or her first birthday is called infant mortality. A new report released by the CDC shows that the infant mortality rate ...