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, Twitter and Instagram.
Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT
On Sunday, May 1st, spend your morning with the March of Dimes as we walk for stronger, healthier babies. It’s March for Babies at scenic Jennings Beach!... more
Rentschler Field, East Hartford, CT
Want to help babies be born strong and healthy? Then register today to March for Babies, presented by Cigna, at Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Sund... more
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Rentschler Field , East Hartford, CT
This event is an exciting addition to March of Dimes signature event, March for Babies. By participating in Run for Babies you are helping moms... more
Lighthouse Point Park, New Haven, CT
Scenic Lighthouse Point Park is home to March for Babies in New Haven on Sunday, May 1st and offers walkers a picturesque route along the sound, along wi... more
Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, CT
Get ready to walk in the 2016 Greater Waterbury March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the hea... more
Did you know you can Run for Babies too? Join us for our 5K on Sunday, May 1st at Rentschler Field in East Hartford (prior to March for Babies). We'll also have a Superhero Sprint fun-run for kids ages 4-10 - and they'll get a superhero cape just for participating. Register and get info online and sign up to run with Team NBC Connecticut as they #RunforBabies #RunforToday!
Zika virus (also called Zika) can cause illness that lasts several days to a week. It usually spreads to people through mosquito bites. But if you get infected with Zika during pregnancy, you can pass the virus to your baby.