The U.S. has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world, with one out of every six babies dying before reaching their first birthday.
In the United States, the death rate has doubled since 2000, according to a report by the National Center for Health Statistics.
The death rate for newborns in the United Kingdom is close to the United State’s and even lower than the rate for U.K. babies born in 2017.
The British government recently announced a $1.3 billion grant for pediatric intensive care units to provide neonatal intensive care for newborn babies.
While the U.N. has recommended infant survival rates of 20 per 1,000 live births for babies who are born with severe health problems, infant mortality remains high in the U