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August 3, 2010
Birthing Project USA
(CNN) -- When she was a public
health administrator for the state of
"The figure we were working with at that time was about $300,000 ... to stabilize a baby for the first 90 days," said Hall-Trujillo, who worked for the state from 1976-1991.
At the same time, she said, it cost just $2,000 to ensure pregnant mothers received all the care they needed for a healthy pregnancy and proper delivery.
The staggering disparity, along
with troubling rates of infant mortality in
What Hall-Trujillo came up with was
Of every 1,000 babies born in the
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