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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March of Dimes research grants have contributed to major medical breakthroughs and advancements. Learn more.
We are determined to find the causes of premature birth and ways to prevent it. You can help.
Drinking alcohol while you are pregnant can cause your baby to be born with both physical and mental birth defects. Learn about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
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