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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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

We’ll be Speaking Here

March for Moms Rally

May 6, 2018
Washington DC

 

NIH/NHLBI Workshop on Predicting, Preventing, and Treating Preeclampsia

May 21-22, 2018
Washington DC

  

Maternal and Child Health: Tackling Disparities, Improving Outcomes

June 12, 2018
Washington DC

 

  Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses National Conference

June 24, 2018
Tampa, Florida

 

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