Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Coming This November...Prematurity Awareness Month for the March of Dimes

Every year, 20 million babies are born too soon, too small and very sick. Half a million premature babies are born each year in the United States.

November is Prematurity Awareness Month for the March of Dimes. During November, the March of Dimes works on raising awareness about premature births in the hopes of saving more babies from being born prematurely.

Hear about the work that the March of Dimes is doing to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality from NICU Physician (Neonatologist) and former NICU Parent, Dr. Jalie-Marti:

More on Prematurity Awareness Month
The March of Dimes offers information on ways to learn, do and give to show your support for the March of Dimes' Prematurity Awareness Month.

Things that you can do:
  • Raise a voice and join the MOD National Advocacy Network
  • Follow the March of Dimes on
  • Post a Badge or a Banner like the one below on your Blog to show support.
  • Click on the image below for more information from the March of Dimes.

More Articles on the March of Dimes

Dyer KA. 2009. NICU Family Support from the March of Dimes. NICU Parent Support Blog.
Dyer KA. 2009. March of Dimes Supporting NICU Families with NICU Family Support. Type-A Mom.

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