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Strong Beginnings for Infant Health

Thursday, April 12, 2012


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.