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Infant Mortality

Infant mortality is often described as "the most important index of the health and well-being of a community and our society.” Understanding the causes of fetal, infant, and maternal death sheds critical light on the gaps in resources, policies, and healthcare that compromise the safety and survival of Indiana's most vulnerable women and children. Indiana's infant mortality rate ranks 39th nationwide.

For more information about active Fetal Infant Mortality Review projects in the state, contact:
Marion County FIMR: Teri Conard - 317.221.3103

Southwest Indiana Regional Perinatal Advisory Board FIMR: Susan Bonhotal - 812.760.9923

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Maternal Mortality

Nearly one quarter of maternal deaths in the state are associated with potentially preventable causes such as homicide and suicide. Collaborating on the assessment and prevention of infant and maternal deaths has always been at the core of IPN's work.

For more information about infant and maternal mortality, contact IPN at 317.924.0825 or

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Indiana Perinatal Network
1991 E. 56th St.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46220
Phone: 866.338.0825
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