State Baby Facts

All babies in the United States need good health, strong families and positive learning experiences. We compared each state to the national average across key indicators to determine how well each state ensures every baby gets a strong start in life.

ZERO TO THREE’s State Baby Facts provide a snapshot of how very young children are faring in each state and the District of Columbia.

The fact sheets help us understand what it is like to be a very young child in each 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. These fact sheets present infant and toddler data in the framework of good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences and provide a comparison to national averages.

Download your state’s fact sheet and learn how to use the data in your advocacy efforts below.

About State Baby Facts

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    The 2015 State Baby Facts Reference List

    We couldn't summarize the impacts of policies across the country without the help of organizations who collect and analyze national and state level data. Download the full-list of references we used …

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    State Baby Facts Toolkit

    Learn how to use the State Baby Facts in your advocacy efforts.

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    The State of America's Babies 2015

    Download our presentation on the State of America's Babies in 2015 using the same data presented in our state fact sheets.

The State Fact Sheets