NSO Statement: U.S. Infant Mortality Rates Increase

The infant mortality rate for the United States rose 3% in 2022, according to a newly released report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is the first year-over-year increase in the rate in 20 years. The report also demonstrated that infant mortality rates increased significantly due to maternal complications.   This new … Continued

The NSO’s Response to U.S. Maternal Mortality Increase

I wanted to take this moment to address a concerning issue that has been in the news recently: the significant increase in maternal mortality rates in the United States in 2021.   As you may already know, the CDC has reported a devastating 40% increase in these rates, which is alarming and deeply troubling. In 2019, the … Continued