Child Brides at Funerals

Young maternal age and quick pregnancies linked to high infant mortality in South Asia

Having children early and in rapid succession are major factors fueling high infant mortality rates in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan where one in 14 births to young mothers ends with the death of the child within the first year, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. … Read the full story from the UC San Diego News Center