Low birthweight - Child & Family Policy Center

Low birthweight

Indicator of
Healthy children
Infants born at low birthweight -- less than 5.5 pounds -- are at higher risk for physical and developmental delays that hinder growth, school readiness and adult health.

View the updated 2017 indicator data table or your county data snapshot.

Note: Incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

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