The country now ranks 33rd overall as the best place to be a mom, down from last year's ranking of 31st overall, and currently takes the 42nd spot when it comes to children's well-being.
Seems pretty ridiculous for the most powerful country in the world.
As reported in RT.com, women in the U.S. face a 1 in 1,800 risk of childbirth-related death. It's the worst performance of any developed country in the world, the report states. Save the Children also looked at infant mortality rates in 25 capital cities of wealthy countries and found that Washington, D.C., had the highest, at 6.6 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013. This rate is a historic low for the for the U.S. capital, but is still three times the rates in Tokyo and Stockholm.