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Infant Mortality 1-Pager, 2018-2022

From 2018-2022, there were 389 infant deaths in SD. The overall infant mortality rate increased from 6.3 in 2021 to 7.8 in 2022. This is the highest rate for SD since 2017 which was also 7.8.

February 27, 2024 | Maternal Child Health | Infant Mortality

PRAMS Data Report, 2021

The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a CDC surveillance system that surveys South Dakota mothers about attitudes, behaviors, and circumstances before, during, and after pregnancy. The data covers a variety of topics including prenatal care, infant safe sleep, breastfeeding, and more.

Maternal Mortality 1-Pager, 2023

South Dakota is taking significant steps to address maternal mortality and improve pregnancy outcomes. In 2021, the Department of Health established the Maternal Mortality Review Committee (MMRC), which meets regularly to examine pregnancy-associated and pregnancy-related deaths. Thanks to the MMRC’s insights, our Maternal Child Health team, working closely with Maternal Mortality in South Dakota Map created by the Office of Child and Family Services Community Health Nurses, has implemented several vital interventions. These include increasing post-partum visits for pregnancy care clients and providing depression screenings for pregnant and post-partum individuals.

Pregnancy-Associated and Infant Deaths in South Dakota, 2012-2021

The following report aims to describe the characteristics of mothers who died during pregnancy or up to a year after the pregnancy had ended, and the characteristics of children who passed away before their first birthday, in South Dakota, from 2012 to 2021. We will refer to those cases as pregnancy-associated and as infant deaths. There were 802 infant deaths during those 10 years, and 68 pregnancy-associated deaths.

Safe Sleep Infographic, 2018-2022

Safe Sleep Practices for Providers offers recent data from the Child Death Review as well as tips that providers can share with patients.

Family Planning, 2021 BRFSS

South Dakota family planning data from the 2021 BRFSS report.

Immunization, 2021 BRFSS

South Dakota immunization data from the 2021 BRFSS report.

Infant Mortality 1-Pager, 2017-2021

An infographic with easy-to-understand infant mortality data from 2017-2021.

Infant Mortality 1-Pager, 2016-2020

This infographic distills the infant mortality data into easy-to-understand graphs.

Immunization, 2020 BRFSS

South Dakota immunization data from the 2020 BRFSS report.

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