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World Prematurity Day is November 17

Last Updated on Friday, November 15, 2013

The March of Dimes brings attention to prematurity with other organizations worldwide on World Prematurity Day. We partner with them to deliver information that impacts roughly 15 million babies worldwide—more than one in ten born each year. Preeclampsia is one of the leading causes of prematurity worldwide, accounting for approximately 15 percent of all premature births in the US alone. Please share this information, and help us make others more aware and supportive of our mission.

Here are links to some articles that will update you on the statistics, concerns, advances, action items, and reasons for hope.


We’ll be Speaking Here

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative
Preeclampsia Toolkit Review and Patient Support

September 25, 2015


Dignity Health Summit, Las Vegas, NV

October 1-2, 2015


Grand Rounds - Tampa General Hospital, Tampa FL

October 28, 2015


March of Dimes Prematurity Prevention Conference
Crystal City, VA

November 17, 2015


11th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities
Ft. Worth, TX

June 9-10, 2016


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Preeclampsia Child deaths down by half, but much work remains to be done via MAMA Global via @mamaglobal http://t.co/idimhPBqrY
Preeclampsia RT @DancingForBirth: These Navajo Midwives are bringing the ancestral birth knowledge back to their community. http://t.co/Z6ks8Flg7B
Preeclampsia For those who have been around for a while, you might remember Baby Kai, the rainbow baby for our volunteers... http://t.co/I7wa2WOvWu

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