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Utah Mothers and Newborns Suffer Fewer Injuries During Childbirth

Utah Mothers and Newborns Suffer Fewer Injuries During Childbirth



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(KSL News) Utah is a good place to have a baby.

A report from the Utah Department of Health Utah Data Committee found that compared with the rest of the nation, Utah mothers and newborns suffer less when it comes to births complications or injuries.

Between 2003 and 2006, the percentage of babies who suffered head, skeletal or spinal injuries during birth dropped from 3.6 percent to 1.8 percent.

The number of injuries to mothers giving birth vaginally also fell.

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