See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

More babies are dying in the US: Details on the troubling trend

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2023
From The Left
Rogelio V. Solis, AP

A teenage mom delivered a baby boy in fetal distress at 25 weeks gestation. Doctors tried to resuscitate the child – with ventilation, cardiac compressions, chest tubes and other methods – to no avail. The neonatologist later discovered that the mother had a previously undiagnosed case of syphilis.

The baby’s death at a Wisconsin hospital illustrates some the dangers babies face in their first year of life. It's also the type of scenario doctors are examining as they try to understand a grim new trend. For the first time in...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

More News about Public Health from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right