Fascinating Facts About the Near-Death Experiences of Children

by Rakeem Nelson

Did you know that nearly 85 percent of children who undergo cardiac arrest have a near-death experience (NDE)? A rate that’s more than twice as high as for adults—and numbering in the thousands every year, according to the International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS). So what exactly do children see in heaven and how does it affect their lives? Here are some fascinating facts about children NDEs.