More than one million babies die on their birthday every year, according to a new report

One million babies die the day they're born

On this Mother's Day, some women will get hugs from their children. While others will have to hold their babies in their hearts.

A new report shows more than one million babies on their birthday every year worldwide. The leading causes of newborn deaths are prematurity, birth complications and severe infections.

The report is released each year before Mother's Day to bring awareness about the need for further research to save more newborns.

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