Infant Mortality

DID YOU KNOW?
Infant mortality is defined as "the death of an infant before his or her first birthday." The loss of a baby takes a serious toll on the health and well-being of families. Support and services are available for families who have suffered this loss.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 21,000 infants died in the United States in 2018.
WHAT CAUSES INFANT MORTALITY?
Birth defects, pre-term birth, low birth weight, pregnancy complications, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and injuries. 
WHAT SUPPORT AND SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR FAMILIES WHO LOST A CHILD TO INFANT MORTALITY?
Click the links below to be redirected
Compassionate Friends
M.I.S.S. Foundation
First Candle
Share Pregnancy &
Infant Loss Support