The second annual World Prematurity Day is November 17, 2012. We’re collaborating with our partners at the March of Dimes to draw attention to this Day.
Worldwide, 15 million babies are born prematurely every year. Premature birth is the number one cause of death during the first months of life. Babies who make it through this critical time, still often face a lifetime of medical setbacks. Research is the key to identifying the causes of premature birth so tha
Raising awareness of premature birth is the first step we can take to defeating it! Also, as we have been posting, Anne is working with The Woolmark Company to develop an initiative that may well help these babies.
You can learn more in the Born Too Soon 2012 report, co-authored by the March of Dimes; Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health; Save the Children and the World Health Organization.