Empire State Building Turns Purple For Premature Babies

New York, New York | Friday, November 13, 2009

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The Empire State Building was lit purple today in recognition of the 7th Annual Prematurity Awareness Month in November. During Prematurity Awareness Month, the March of Dimes focuses the nation’s attention on the growing crisis of premature birth (birth before 37 completed weeks gestation). 

About March of Dimes

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. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family.

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