BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts is one of the best states in the country to have a baby, according to a new Wallethub report.
The Bay State came in second on a list of top states behind Vermont. It ranks first in the nation for family friendliness and third for health care.READ MORE: Dorchester Grandmother Killed By Stray Bullet While Sitting On Porch Identified As Delois Brown
The report highlights the low infant mortality rate and high number of pediatricians in Massachusetts. But the state is in a tie for dead last when it comes to highest average annual infant care costs.READ MORE: Water Conservation Urged In Massachusetts Amid Dry Spell
New Hampshire came in fourth place overall and Connecticut ranked sixth.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 1,831 New COVID Cases, 8 Additional Deaths
The worst state to have a baby in is Mississippi, according to the report.