Addressing the maternal and infant health crisis is not straightforward with one solution. It takes strategic and collaborative efforts in different areas to ultimately benefit thousands of moms, babies and families every day. Discover more here.
We're committed to ending preventable maternal health risks and death, ending preventable preterm birth and infant death and closing the health equity gap for all families. Learn more about our legacy and impact here.
Preterm labor is labor that happens too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Preterm labor can lead to premature birth. Premature babies are more likely to have health problems than babies born on time. Learn the signs and symptoms of preterm labor and what you can do if you have them.