To The Contrary

TTC Extra: First Day Death Rate

Clip | 5m 28s

Non-profit group Save the Children released a statistic stating 50% more babies die on their first day of life in the United States than in any other industrialized nation--11,000 babies per year. One reason is the high number of teen mothers giving birth to premature infants.

Aired: 05/09/13

Rating: NR

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Funding for TO THE CONTRARY is provided by Sam's Club and the Life Technologies Foundation. Additional funding provided by the Colcom Foundation, the Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, and the Sanofi-Aventis Foundation.