Prematurity Awearness

  1.  Every year, more than 15 million babies are born too soon worldwide. November is Prematurity Awareness Month® and when the March of Dimes focuses everyone’s attention on the serious problem of premature birth. Support of the prematurity awareness campaign at Facebook.com/worldprematurityday. Share stories, give hope and save lives.

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  2.  More than 450,000 babies are born too soon in our country each year. These tiny babies often face serious problems. And some don’t make it. November is Prematurity Awareness Month®. Help spread the message about premature birth so more babies can be born healthy.

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  3.  A healthy pregnancy and baby are a blessing. But some families have their hopes and dreams crushed when their baby arrives too soon, too small and very sick. November is Prematurity Awareness Month®. It’s when the March of Dimes focuses everyone’s attention on the serious problem of premature birth.

    Visit marchofdimes.org to learn about premature birth, the signs of preterm labor and ways it may be prevented. Tell someone you love.

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  4. Every parent wants a healthy baby. But it doesn’t always happen that way. Too many babies die each year because they were born too small and too soon. Premature birth is the leading cause of death for newborns in the US and is the leading cause of death for children under 5 worldwide. One in every ten babies is born too soon in our country. The rate is even higher for African- American women. We need to change this. Together we can help more babies be born healthy and strong. Help raise awareness about premature birth. Visit Facebook.com/worldprematurityday. Share stories, give hope, and save lives.

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