Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Best City To Have A Baby

Fit Pregnancy set out to determine what makes a city great for pregnant women, new parents and babies, and to commend cities that provide a safe and healthy environment to have a baby. The magazine examined 47 criteria, including fertility services, maternal and infant health risk, access to hospitals and doctors, safety, affordability, stroller friendliness and birthing options. The complete list of the "Best Cities in America to Have a Baby" appeared in the February/March issue of Fit Pregnancy.

Here are the top 20:

1. Portland, Ore.
2. Boston, Mass.
3. Minneapolis, Minn.
4. San Francisco, Calif.
5. Denver, Colo.
6. Seattle, Wash.
7. Omaha, Neb.
8. Charlotte, N.C.
9. Colorado Springs, Colo.
10. Sacramento, Calif.
11. Baltimore, Md.
12. San Diego, Calif.
13. Oakland, Calif.
14. Cleveland, Ohio
15. San Jose, Calif.
16. Columbus, Ohio
17. Milwaukee, Wis.
18. Nashville, Tenn.
19. Atlanta, Ga.
20. Miami, Fla.

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