NC Child advances public policies that improve the lives of North Carolina’s children. We work statewide to ensure that all children are healthy, safe, well-educated, and economically secure by engaging communities, and informing and influencing decision-makers.

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Black infants are 2.5 times more likely to die before their first birthday than White infants. Closing the health insurance coverage gap can help. Check out our new report on women’s health, infant mortality, and closing the health insurance coverage gap at: bit.ly/295GlHL ... See MoreSee Less

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“Healthy births start with healthy moms. If we want to reduce infant mortality, we need to do a better job providing their mothers with access to health insurance before they get pregnant.”

- Michelle Hughes, Executive Director of NC Child.
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Closing the health insurance coverage gap would provide insurance for over 175,000 uninsured women of child-bearing age in North Carolina. This would promote healthy births and reduce infant mortality. ... See MoreSee Less

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