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.
Presentations from the 2014 Conference for Health Professionals, held on March 17-18 in Costa Mesa can be accessed here.
Presentations from the 2015 Becoming a Mom™/Comenzando bien® training in San Diego, the 2014 trainings in Orange, Oxnard and San Diego and the 2013 training in Los Angeles are available here.
The California Chapter partnered with UC Berkeley School of Public Health to develop an educational tool on maternity leave for expectant moms in California. Click here to access the tools in English and Spanish.
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 Glenn Miyagishima of the City of LA Fire Department, the winner of our March for Babies Toyota Corolla raffle. Thank you to all who entered and to Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. for the generous donation of the car.
Congratulations to Sashi Lal, winner of the iPod Touch and Jenna Frost, winner of the iBook Air.