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It’s impossibly hard to be a baby or toddler in some parts of the country [hechingerreport.org]

 

By Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, October 6, 2020

In California, almost 27 percent of eligible families with children under the age of 18 do not receive food stamps, compared with just 2 percent of such families in Tennessee.

In Mississippi, more than 76 percent of children under the age of 3 do not receive a critical screening for developmental delays, nearly twice the percentage of children who go without in Minnesota.

And in Texas, nearly half of low-income women lack health insurance, compared with fewer than 6 percent in Vermont.

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