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.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa , Costa Mesa, CA
Monday, March 17 & Tuesday March 18, 2014
Register now for our 2014 Conference for Health Professionals, which will be held at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa on March 17-18, 2014. Please note the change of hotel location. Click here for conference information.
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 Danny Mersiehazen of Gardena, California, who works for the DMV and is the winner of our March for Babies 2013 Toyota Rav4 raffle!
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.