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WalletHub: Nevada one of worst places to have a baby

Posted at 10:18 PM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-10 01:18:37-04

A new study finds that Nevada is one of the five worst states to have a baby.

According to WalletHub, Nevada comes in 45th out of 50 states and the District of Columbia for the cost to have a baby. Researchers looked at one-time costs, such as delivery fees, cribs and strollers, as well as reoccurring fees, like diapers and formula.

However, Nevada's infant mortality rate is doing better than 31 states on infant mortality. The number of child care centers and pediatricians per capita was low for Nevada versus other states.

Vermont came in first while Mississippi was at the bottom of the list.