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3 Connecticut hospitals named best for maternity care by U.S. News & World Report

Three Connecticut hospitals were ranked among the best hospitals for maternity care in a new report by U.S. News & World Report.

The hospitals are Bridgeport Hospital, William W. Backus Hospital, in Norwich, and Yale New Haven Hospital.

The rankings are based on C-section rates in lower-risk pregnancies, newborn complication rates, exclusive breast milk feeding rates and early elective delivery rates, among other factors.

The rankings are considered the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.

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