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Best and Worst Countries for Babies on Their First Day of Life

BEST: CYPRUS

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BEST: LUXEMBOURGWORST: SOMALIABEST: SINGAPOREWORST: DRCBEST: ESTONIAWORST: MALIBEST: CYPRUSWORST: SIERRA LEONEBEST: SWEDENWORST:CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

BEST: CYPRUS

Ninety nine percent of all women in Cyprus receive prenatal care and virtually all births are attended by skilled personnel.

The international nonprofit Save the Children's “Birth Day Risk Index” ranks 186 countries based on where babies have the best shot at surviving their first day of life. Click here to read PBS NewsHour's full report.

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