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Premature Risks

Too Many African-American Babies Born Too Soon

Lisa Gittens-Williams, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Lisa Gittens-Williams, M.D.

Nearly one out of every six African-American babies in the United States is born premature. In Newark, New Jersey it's one in five. I am a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and every day I see women who are at risk of delivering early.

Catherine Pearson

U.S. Gets 'C' In Premature Birth Rates

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents

The U.S. earned improved marks in curbing premature birth rates, according to the March of Dimes' most recent annual report card. This year, the nonpr...

Catherine Pearson

New Study Ties Traffic Pollution To Premature Births

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Parents

With estimates suggesting that one in every eight babies in the U.S. is born premature, preterm births are a serious public health issue. New research...