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Mission Statement

The Mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. The March of Dimes carries out this mission through programs of of research, community services, education and advocay to save babies' lives.

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Focus on Prematurity. The problem of prematurity has always been an important target for March of Dimes efforts to save babies because of its close relationship to birth defects, infant mortality and low birth-weight. The alarming increase in pramture births over the past two decades has prompted the March of Dimes to develop a major national campaign launched in 2003, to address this serious and escalating problem.

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http://www.marchofdimes.com

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