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Study ranks Louisiana as the 7th worst state to have a baby

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A study ranks Louisiana near the bottom of the list of states and the District of Columbia to have a baby.

According to WalletHub, Louisiana is the seventh worst state based on 21 key metrics. The study ranked Louisiana 50 out of 51 for baby health care.

Mississippi ranks last overall and last for infant health care.

Louisiana’s low ranking was based on categories like infant death rate, low birth weight, preterm births and more.

It was noted September is one of the most popular months for births.

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