Local program supporters

The following organizations are partnering with the March of Dimes at both the local and national level to fight prematurity.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Founded in 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, ACOG today has more than 51,000 members and is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. Based in Washington, DC, it is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization.  

The American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

AWHONN serves the unique needs of more than 22,000 nurses in the United States, Canada and abroad specializing in the care of women and newborns. AWHONN membership includes perinatal and neonatal nurses, APRNs, women’s health nurses, nurse scientists, childbirth educators and nurse practitioners.

Prematurity Campaign Alliance Members

Organizations in the professional, consumer and government arenas have committed to assist the March of Dimes in communicating prematurity awareness and educational messages and working toward reducing the rate of premature birth. They are:

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 
  • American Academy of Family Physicians 
  • American Academy of Periodontology 
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives 
  • American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians & Gynecologists 
  • American Dental Association 
  • American Dental Hygienists' Association 
  • American Hospital Association 
  • American Public Health Association 
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine 
  • Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs 
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals 
  • Association of State & Territorial Health Officials 
  • Black Women's Health Imperative 
  • Bright Futures 
  • CityMatCH 
  • Council of Women's and Infants' Specialty Hospitals 
  • First Candle/SIDS Alliance 
  • Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda 
  • General Federation of Women’s Clubs 
  • International Childbirth Education Association 
  • League of Black Women 
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health 
  • National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions 
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials 
  • National Association of Neonatal Nurses 
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 
  • National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems 
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Network 
  • National Black Women's Health Imperative 
  • National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition 
  • National Healthy Start Association 
  • National Indian Health Board 
  • National Medical Association
    National Perinatal Association 
  • National Rural Health Association 
  • National WIC Association 
  • Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health 
  • Office of Minority Health Resource Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Partnership for Prevention 
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 
  • The Preeclampsia Foundation 
  • RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association 
  • Sidelines: National High-Risk Pregnancy Support Network 
  • Smoke-Free Families 
  • Society for Gynecologic Investigation 
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 
  • Society for Public Health Education 
  • Society of Pediatric Nurses 
  • Vermont Oxford Network 
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.