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Strong Beginnings for Infant Health

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Path in the woods

In 2003, Grand Rapids had the highest black infant mortality rate in Michigan at 22.4 deaths per 1000 live births -- by comparison, white mothers were three times more likely to have a successful pregnancy. Arbor Circle and other Strong Beginnings program partners are addressing the issue as highlighted in this April 2012 Rapid Growth article. Click here to see the article.