HIGHLIGHTED STORIES — Father’s role is critical in stemming infant mortality

9 Jul

The president of the National Fatherhood Initiative in Milwaukee claimed that presence of a father in his child’s life can help reduce infant mortality rates. A study conducted by the National Healthy Start Foundation showed that the lack of a father leads to worse pregnancy outcomes and childhood development — for example, the child is more likely to be poor, having a greater risk of being involved in dangerous or unhealthy behaviors influenced by peers, and an increased risk of developmental delays.

Black father & InfantRead more here: http://milwaukeecourieronline.com/index.php/2013/06/13/gone-too-soon-healthy-babies-need-healthy-communities/

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