March of Dimes is your trusted source of health information to help before, during and after pregnancy.

If you have signs of labor or signs or symptoms of preterm labor, call your health care provider. If you need immediate help, call emergency services (911) right away.

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March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start.