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november is prematurity awareness month

It’s not fine. But it can be. March of Dimes is shining a spotlight on this maternal and infant health crisis all month and on November 17, World Prematurity Day.

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fundraise for prematurity awareness month

Create a fundraiser this month to fight for the health of all moms and babies and make a huge difference in communities like yours.

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why we are fighting for healthy families


About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.


Without ACA protection, maternal care would be unaffordable for most families.


Vital services for moms and babies, especially babies born sick or too soon, are at risk.

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You can give a mom a healthy pregnancy

With your monthly support, moms everywhere can get access to the care they need to have a healthy pregnancy.


corporate partner spotlight

Circle K convenience stores in 16 states have supported March of Dimes for 25 years raising over $13 million for moms and babies! This fall, their Pick-A-Pumpkin campaign takes place October 25 – November 17.

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September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Join thousands of advocates across the United States to tell your lawmakers that every child deserves the strongest possible start. Send a message through our Action Center today to let them know it matters.

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March of Dimes report card

Check out your state's grade and how it compares across the country.

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