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District of Columbia State Baby Facts

Download Files Apr 23, 2015

All babies in Washington, D.C., and across the United States, need good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences to foster healthy brain development and realize their full potential. How does Washington, D.C. compare with the United States in providing these supports?

Do you know what lies ahead for Washington, D.C.? No need to consult a crystal ball. The clearest way to envision what the future holds is to take a look at the babies. They tell us an important story of what it is currently like to be a very young child in this state and the important resources that can change the future life course for the many children who are not getting off to the best start.

Download the full fact sheet to see how the District of Columbia stacks up.

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