2. What is "passive infanticide" or "mortal selective neglect".-”Mortal selective neglect” is when a mother steps back and allows mother nature to take its course and let their babies die for this who are already stigmatized as wanting to die. ”Passive infanticide” can be closely compared to manslaughter considering it involves involuntary murder. 3. What is happening in Alto de Cruzeiro that could contribute to the high infant mortality rate?-Infants are often left unattended and locked away without any supervision or care. The Alto de Cruzeiro do not have enough caretakers for all the infants, so unfortunately the babies are left defenseless and alone.4. What surprised you about this article and why? What other questions do you have for the author or the informants (those are the people the anthropologist works with)-The high infant mortality rate really shocked me, considering how effecient US medical care is compared to other places. It just goes to show how priorities change in third worldcountries that do not have enough resources or volunteers to make a difference. -What efforts are done in order to lower the infant mortality rate?