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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

1 Million Babies Die the Day They’re Born



 1 Million Babies Die the Day They’re Born, Save the Children Says

More U.S. babies die on birth day than in rest of industrialized world.

The countries with the most first-day deaths annually are India (more than 300,000) and Nigeria (almost 90,000). In Somalia, which has the highest first-day death rate, babies are about 40 times more likely to die than in Singapore and Sweden, which have among the lowest.

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