Every year in the United States, nearly half a million babies are born too soon, 4,000 of them right here in Connecticut. With your help, we work to improve the health of babies and support families if something does go wrong. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
Connecticut is no stranger to the sudden devastation that can occur during a natural disaster such as a hurricane. The March of Dimes has important tips for preparing for an emergency or possible evacuaton, especially if you are pregnant. It's never too late to make a plan for your family.
September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month. The March of Dimes would like to see all babies in all states screened for at least 31 health conditions. Many of these health conditions can be treated if found early.