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Stats of our lives: Bringing up (unaffordable) baby

The out-of-whack cost of childcare in America — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

$15,000Annual cost of outside-the-home daycare for an infant in Massachusetts — the most expensive rate in the U.S.

35States in which the cost of infant daycare is higher than a year's in-state tuition and fees at a four-year public college

22States in which childcare costs more than rent

Source: Christian Science Monitor