Health Reform Must Include Women and Children

Washington, D.C. | Friday, January 15, 2010

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The March of Dimes submitted letters to the leadership of both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the White House, outlining those elements that specifically affect the health care needs of women of childbearing age and of children. As the two chambers meet to develop a final bill, the March of Dimes continues to work with Members on these key issues.

To read the letter to the House, click here.

To read the letter to the Senate, click here.

About March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from March of Dimes research, education, vaccines, and breakthroughs.

For the latest resources and health information, visit our websites and To participate in our annual signature fundraising event, visit If you have been affected by prematurity or birth defects, visit our community to find comfort and support. For detailed national, state and local perinatal statistics, visit You can also find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.