The Best and Worst States To Have a Baby In

Are you about to give birth or maybe you recently have? Did you bother to check if your state is ranked on the best or worst side of things?

WalletHub has ranked the best and worst states to have a baby in they based it on the following:

26 key measures of cost, health care accessibility, as well as baby- and family-friendliness. Our data set ranges from hospital conventional-delivery charges to annual average infant-care costs to pediatricians per capita. Read on for our findings, expert insight from a panel of researchers and a full description of our methodology.

So where did we rank on the list? Right up there with a lot of New England States. Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Connecticut all fall in the TOP 6 Best States...Rhode Island and Maine still fall in the top 20, at 15 and 17 respectfully.

Best States:

  1. Vermont
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Minnesota
  4. New Hampshire
  5. North Dakota
  6. Connecticut
  7. Colorado
  8. Nebraska
  9. District of Columbia
  10. California

Worst States:

  1. Mississippi
  2. Alabama
  3. South Carolina
  4.  Louisiana
  5. Oklahoma
  6. West Virginia
  7. Georgia
  8. Arkansas
  9. New Mexico
  10. Nevada

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