A Breakdown of Birth in the USA

By Admin, August 13, 2013


In the US a child is born every 7.4 seconds which combines to make an average of 4.3 million newborns each year in the US. Getting there is not cheap either, an uncomplicated delivery with a twenty four hour hospital stay usually costs between $8,000 – $10,000. The average age for a first child is twenty five and education levels amongst new mothers range but the highest percentage (27%) are mothers with a high school degree. These are just a few interesting facts about birth in the US.

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