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Mississippi State Baby Facts

Download Files Apr 23, 2015

All babies in Mississippi, 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 Mississippi compare with the United States in providing these supports?

Do you know what lies ahead for Mississippi? 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 Mississippi stacks up.

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