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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

 Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Hypertension In Pregnancy Initiative Kick-Off, Winter Park FL

November 6, 2015


March of Dimes Prematurity Prevention Conference
Crystal City, VA

November 17, 2015


2016 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit
Dana Point, CA

January 22-23, 2016


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

June 9-10, 2016


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