Reducing High Infant Mortality Rate

I don't text yet, myself...
I don't text yet, myself...

With Mother's Day around the corner, new moms and mothers-to-be are being encouraged to sign up for a new free service called “text4baby.” Kim Deti, with the
Wyoming Department of Health

The type of information moms would receive, Kim says:

The U.S. has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the industrialized world and each year, she says, with 500,000 babies in the U.S. are born prematurely. In addition, an estimated 28,000 die before their first birthday. This program was started with the goal of helping Wyoming infants to have “healthier outcomes.”

You can sign up for the program by texting the word BABY to the number 511411.

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