NOVEMBER IS PREMATURITY AWARENESS MONTH

The March of Dimes Report Card gauges states’ progress toward reducing preterm birth rates …

  • 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico reduced the percentage of uninsured women of childbearing age;

  • 35 states and the District of Columbia reduced the percentage of women of childbearing age who smoke; and

  • 28 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico lowered the late preterm birth rate (the rate of infants born between 34 and 36 weeks’ gestation).

March Of Dimes Campaign

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