Approximately six out of 1,000 babies in Texas die before their first birthday, and premature birth is a leading case. Often, a woman’s health before pregnancy is a greater predictor than her prenatal health for potential complications to her and her future baby.
Natality Statistics - Smith, Region 4 and Texas, 2009:
Low Birth Weight Statistics, Smith County & Texas, 2005-2010:
*Information Source: Smith County Assessment 10-22-2013