1. New report is "a wake-up call" on leading risk to newborn babies: low birthweight  CBS News
  2. Which Countries Are Best At Preventing Low Birth Weight? Which Need To Do More?  NPR
  3. One in seven babies born with low birthweight: study  New Straits Times
  4. Countries face a "wake-up" call as 20 million babies are born underweight every year  The Telegraph
  5. Study: Drop in pregnancies being seen for women under 35  WBIR
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"High-income countries have seen virtually no progress," the study finds"High-income countries have seen virtually no progress," the study finds

More than 20 million babies were born underweight in 2015, according to the first global estimates of low-weight newborns – a figure experts say is a “wake-up call” for governments.More than 20 million babies were born underweight in 2015, according to the first global estimates of low-weight newborns – a figure experts say is a “wake-up call” for governments.

Countries face a "wake-up" call as 20 million babies are born underweight every year

For the first time, the World Health Organization has estimated how well the world is doing to prevent low-weight births. The progress is too slow, researchers say.For the first time, the World Health Organization has estimated how well the world is doing to prevent low-weight births. The progress is too slow, researchers say.

Chart: Which Countries Are Best At Preventing Low-Weight Births? : Goats and Soda : NPR

More than 20 million newborns in 2015 -- one in seven -- came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment of birth weight, published Thursday. More than 20 million newborns in 2015 -- one in seven -- came into the world weighing too little, according to a global assessment of birth weight, published Thursday.

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