US premature births decline in 2020, March of Dimes report says

us premature births decline in 2020 march of dimes report says

Sumary of US premature births decline in 2020, March of Dimes report says:

  • “‘WORLD’S SMALLEST INFANT’ DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL 13 MONTHS AFTER BIRTHHowever, rates increased for Black and American Indian/Alaska Native women, and maternal deaths and women suffering from severe health complications due to pregnancy are continuing to rise.
  • The U.S. ranks among the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth and the Report Card shows that Black and American Indian/Alaska Native women are still up to 60% more likely to give birth preterm compared to White women.
  • Preterm birth rates increased for Black mothers from 14.25% in 2019 to 14.36% in 2020, as well as for American Indian/Alaskan Native mothers from 11.55% to 11.61%.
  • Additionally, Black and American Indian/Alaskan Native babies are still twice as likely as White babies to die before their first birthdays, and Black women are three times more likely to die than their White counterparts.

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