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Despite being home to world-class medical facilities, the United States is ranked behind 68 other countries in a new report on the best places in the world to give birth.
A new study from the University of North Carolina reveals that fussy infants are more likely to spend a greater amount of time in front of the television to help soothe and entertain them.
Infant mortality has fallen by half, and the number of women who died from complications during pregnancy and childbirth by three-quarters.
Women who choose to be permanently childfree perceive more social pressures to become mothers than other women, but feel less distress about not having kids than women who are childless from infertility or other reasons.
Children in smaller families are only slightly more likely to survive childhood in high mortality environments.
Part of their 25-acre campus, the new Maternity Center at Methodist Mission Home provides apartment-style housing and a free, safe place to live for pregnant women considering adoption, plus access
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