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Where our gap watch begins: with babies

Mar 14, 2014
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One of our most popular, and saddest, posts is about the challenges kids face later on in life if they're born to parents who are living in poverty. The disadvantage begins before a child actually enters the world and starts with a lack of prenatal care. Jennifer Guerra and Dustin Dwyer revisit, "The problem with growing up poor" and how it contributes to further inequality gaps later in life.

Source: Michiganradio

Michigan’s infant mortality rate is higher than most states. The average is 8 per 1000 babies.

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