The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
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About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year
If maternity care is not covered by insurance, the total cost of birth could double*
Vital services for moms and babies, especially babies born sick or too soon, are at risk
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