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The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign is a multimillion-dollar research, awareness and education effort that helps families have healthier babies.
The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign
Prematurity is the leading killer of America's newborns. Those who survive often have lifelong problems. The March of Dimes has taken on this devastating problem.
The March of Dimes has established two goals for the Prematurity Campaign.
Progress and Impact
The prematurity campaign has helped NICU families, funded research, awarded grants to communities, educated thousands of women, and trained health professionals.
How many babies are born prematurely each year in your state? Visit our PeriStats interactive data resource to find out.
Funding for the Prematurity Campaign is made possible by:
© 2013 March of Dimes Foundation. All rights reserved. The March of Dimes is a not-for-profit organization recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). Our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.