Every year in the United States, nearly half a million babies are born too soon, 8,785 of them right here in Washington. With your help, we work to improve the health of babies and support families if something does go wrong.
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Monday, November 17, 2014
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November is Prematurity Awareness Month.
World Prematurity Day is November 17th.more
Through programs and services in communities across Washington, we promote healthy pregnancies and babies, and work to prevent premature birth and birth defects. We educate moms and support families in need.
NICU Family Support
The hospital-based NICU Family Support® program provides information and comfort to families during the NICU hospitalization of their newborn, during the transition home, and in the event of a newborn death; contributes to NICU staff professional development; and promotes the philosophy of family-centered care in NICUs. Click here for more information.
The March of Dimes Washington Chapter awards grants to organizations across the state to meet the urgent needs of babies and families. Learn about the initiatives we’re supporting and how you can help give babies a strong, healthy future. Click on our grants page for more information.
Get Ready! The March of Dimes and the American Public Health Association are proud to announce the development of these emergency preparedness materials for pregnant women and families with infants. Another example of how your support of March of Dimes can help moms and babies stay healthy and safe. Download the materials and be ready!