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Mission Statement

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

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The Campaign:

  • Funds research to find the causes of premature birth
  • Encourages investment of public and private research dollars to identify causes and to identify and test promising interventions
  • Educates women about risk-reduction strategies and the signs and symptoms of preterm labor
  • Provides information and emotional comfort to families affected by prematurity
  • Advocates to expand access to health care coverage to improve maternity care and infant health outcomes
  • Helps health care providers to improve risk detection and address risk factors
  • Generates concern and action around the problem

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http://marchofdimes.org

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