November is Prematurity Awareness Month.
World Prematurity Day is November 17th.
Every year, 15 million babies are born too soon, and more than 1 million die. At least 75 percent of these deaths can be prevented. Help us raise awareness of preterm birth throughout the month of November by liking us at www.facebook.com/worldprematurityday. You will get the latest news and updates as we get closer to this very important day.
Ready to get involved? Check out our calendar of activities to see how you can participate throughout the month of November. 2014_Get_Involved_Calendar.pdf
Light It Purple
Many buildings will be shining in Purple light to symbolize hope for a healthy start for more babies, including: