Why Post Purple: With 1 in 10 babies born prematurely in the United States, the March of Dimes mission couldn’t be more urgent. You can help support research and programs that give more babies a chance for the strongest start possible.
Why Post Purple? Because the World Health Organization declared premature birth to be the leading cause of death in children under 5 worldwide. Your voice can raise awareness and make a difference for moms and babies!
Why Post Purple: The March of Dimes offers information and comfort to 90,000 families with a newborn in intensive care through the NICU Family Support® program every year. You can bring hope to families everywhere.
Why Post Purple: About 380,000 babies will be born too soon in our country this year. The emotional impact of premature birth on families is high — and the cost to businesses is astronomical. You can help us change that!
Why Post Purple: Each year, thousands of babies die in their first month of life. Your voice can raise awareness of premature birth and help us change that!
Why Post Purple: The March of Dimes is fostering a new model of research collaboration across the country that will lead to breakthroughs in the prevention of premature birth and ensure a stronger start for more and more babies. Your voice can raise awareness and make a difference!
Why Post Purple: Because the United States preterm birth rate was reported as 9.6 percent — one of the highest among developed countries. Your voice can raise awareness and help us change that!
Why Post Purple: To support women of childbearing age, March of Dimes advocacy efforts in all levels of government promote access to quality health care, expanded research, effective preventive care and educational efforts. Your voice can be heard in your state and Washington, D.C.!
Why Post Purple: The March of Dimes supports teams of the brightest scientists at five Prematurity Research Centers across the country, teaming up to create breakthroughs in the prevention of premature birth and ensure a stronger start for more babies. Your voice can raise awareness and make a difference!