Diocese of Ogdensburg

The Roman Catholic Church in Northern New York

Plattsburgh Fetal Deaths Are Declining 

Your presence outside Planned Parenthood and your prayers for mothers and babies make a difference.
*****Plattsburgh Pregnancy Center is beside PP and offers free ultrasounds and counseling.***** 

Report on Fetal Deaths registered in Plattsburgh City Hall:

                  Jan.   Feb.   Mar.   Apr.   May   June   July   Aug.   Sept.  Oct.  Nov.  Dec.     Year Total

2012          41      14      43      32      34      30      19     32       23       24     33       22       347

2013          51      41      37      32      38      23      21     41       27       29     13       23       376

2014_____34       21     17      31      20      32      21     52       30       32     21       27       338

2015          17       26      27__ 24      22      17      12     21         4         4     14       15       203

2016          25       15     12      16      18___ 5       13     11       14       13     11         9___ 162

2017             9___16     16      11      19___16___17     15____ 9____ 4       4       11       147

2018           11      12     10      16   

 

New York State Health Department Data Now Available:

https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/vital_statistics/2013/

(This includes data on pregnancies, births, abortions, as well as marriages and divorces.The good news is that both abortion numbers and the abortion rate continue to decline for the state overall although the number of abortions in some counties (Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester) continue to rise, as does the number of chemical abortions. Chemical abortions rose from 17,307 in 2012 to 18,250 in 2013.

 

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