Newborn Baby in Mother Hand

Posted on Oct 24, 2011

“For every $1 spent on preventing an unhealthy birth, $6 is saved in neonatal intensive care costs, recurrent hospital and medical expenses paid by Medicaid, exceptional and remedial education, child abuse and neglect investigations, disability and dependency costs.”
(Source: “Florida’s Children: Their Future is in Our Hands”, 1997, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council)