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Speaking of Your Health: Infant mortality

Saturday, October 10, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Samantha Porter
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"The joys of bringing home a new baby are immeasurable. The last thing anyone wants to think about is the possibility of losing their new family member.

 

Unfortunately, infant mortality is a devastating reality that many families have to deal with. Infant mortality is defined as the death of a baby before his or her first birthday and according to the Ohio Department of Health, 1,045 infants in Ohio died before their first birthday in 2012. Ohio’s infant mortality rate is higher than the national average..."

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