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About Our Organization

The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide, our mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.

Every week:

  • 76,016 babies are born in the US
  • 8,768 babies are born premature in the US
  • 5,873 babies are born to teen mothers (ages 15-19)
  • 6,071 babies are born low birthweight
  • 24,924 babies are delivered by cesarean section
  • 473 babies die before their first birthday
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