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Thoughts on World Prematurity Day

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

March Of Dimes

World Prematurity Day 2014

How time flies.  A year ago I discovered – a day late – that November 17th marks World Prematurity Day; this year I’ve contributed to an event that will help bring awareness to this occasion.  265 more words

‘Make Your Date’ program gives moms-to-be and babies help and hope

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

Detroit Medical Center

The Irony of My Birthday

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


Premature Birth

Was the most terrifying, worrying and frightening time for Mr H and I, and of course our families too. We went through a rollercoaster of emotions, felt like one long ride at Alton Towers, with a lot of unexpected twists and turns along the way. 1,890 more words

Lil G

World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day is today, Monday 17th November. I am joining in with Bliss and a number of other organisations to raise awareness of premature birth. 259 more words

Lil G

The irony in awareness

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