Mother's and Infant Mortality Rates-

Maternal Mortality 
Rates are per 100,000 
2003.....................  12.1 
2002.....................  8.9 
2001.....................  9.9
2000.....................  9.8 
1999.....................  9.9 
1998.....................  7.1 
1997.....................  8.4 
1996.....................  7.6 
1995.....................  7.1
1994.....................  8.3 
1993.....................  7.5

2005  All live births:              Infant          neonatal        postnatal     
4,138,573               28,384          18,782          9,602
(infant, before first year,     neonatal, birth through 27 days,    postnatal, 28 days to under 1 year) 

All statistics from the CDC website 

Comments

Unknown said…
Is this for just the US? How sad...th ey should be going down, not up
Mama Birth said…
Yes- this is from the US- very sad
L said…
Wow...that is worrisome. :(