The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies®, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
The March of Dimes is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Hospital Association and the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care on our Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait campaign, visit this site for more details.
Every year, more than half a million babies are born too soon in the United States. Our country’s premature birth rate has risen by 36 percent over the last 25 years. That’s serious cause for concern.
Babies need at least 39 weeks to grow before they are born. Many complications can occur due to non-medical inductions. Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait. Click Here for More Information!