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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

International Society for the study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
October 23, 2016
San Paulo, Brazil


Mississippi Perinatal Quality Collaborative
October 24, 2016
Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative Annual Meeting
November 3, 2016
Lombard, IL
Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Preeclampsia Experts - Florida Road Tour
November 8-10, 2016
Multiple Florida Locations
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
November 17, 2016
Monroe Township, New Jersey
Grand Rounds, University of Miami
December 15, 2016
Miami, Florida

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Preeclampsia RT @KeepEmCookin: Postpartum @preeclampsia is often missed; knowing signs and symptoms after the baby is born is just as important. http…
Preeclampsia Have you guys seen the viral photo of the smiling preemie baby? Not surprisingly, her mom experienced... https://t.co/m4GwPkgxhx
Preeclampsia This week, Executive Director Eleni Tsigas is in Brazil at the International Society for the Study of... https://t.co/40aTXM2nm4

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