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Preterm Birth U.S.

Catherine Pearson

National Preterm Birth Rate Hits 17-Year Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.06.2014 | Parents

The premature birth rate in the United States has dropped for the seventh consecutive year, to 11.4 percent of all births in 2013. Dr. Edward McCab...

Catherine Pearson

Drop In U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Is Good News For American Mothers (Unless You're From The South)

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents

The rate of babies born prematurely in the U.S. dropped to a 15-year low of 11.5 percent in 2012, according to new figures released by the March of Di...