World Prematurity Day: Nov. 17th

November 17th is World Prematurity Day, designated by the March of Dimes to bring awareness to prematurity.

While rates in the United States are dropping, prematurity is still the leading cause of newborn death. Florida received a “D” grade on the March of Dimes’ annual prematurity report card.

Visit the Think 39 Weeks! and the March of Dimes website for more information on preventing prematurity.