Blogger’s Note: Today I share what it means for me to write this blog in support of the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of the March of Dimes. 1,001 more words
In observance of November as Prematurity Awareness Month and World
Prematurity Day on Nov. 17, Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center are
encouraging area moms-to-be to take advantage of a powerful and free nonprofit… 540 more words
By Joshua Blake
In 1938, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt founded one of the most important non-profit organizations to date: March Of Dimes.
Originally founded on the basis to combat Polio, March Of Dimes’ goal is to improve the health of mothers and babies, which is what makes today – World Prematurity Day – so important. 158 more words
I may have mentioned Monday is World Prematurity Day, or that November is Prematurity Awareness Month. As I’ve been sitting here reading blogs taking me back to Big Man’s early days, watching the video of the dad singing to his 24-week son who later passed away, and have thought and thought about the overwhelming emotions from Sunday’s race in Berkeley, I found the irony in bringing awareness to premature birth. 395 more words