Every year in the United States, nearly half a million babies are born too soon, 50,000 of them right here in California. Find out more about our work to prevent premature birth and support families by visting us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.
See how California ranked on the 2013 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.
Presentations from our 2014 Conference for Health Professionals, held on March 17-18 in Costa Mesa, are now available. Click here to download presentations.
Presentations from 2014 Becoming a Mom™/Comenzando bien® trainings in Oxnard on February 12, in San Diego on January 14-15 and from 2013 Becoming a Mom/Comenzando bien trainings are available here.
Members of the public and health professionals can download the free backup prenatal record My Pregnancy Record here.
The March of Dimes works to prevent premature birth and birth defects through programs and professional education. Please visit our programs page for more information on our programs in California.
Congratulations to Sashi Lal, winner of the iPod Touch and Jenna Frost, winner of the iPad Air. Check back soon for the winner of the iBook Air. The winner of the Toyota Corolla will be posted by August 1, 2014.
The March of Dimes California Chapter awards grants to organizations across the state to meet the urgent needs of moms, babies and families. Learn about the projects that we’re supporting and find out how your organization can apply for funding.