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Dec 19, 2014, 13:42 ET

Declaración de la Dra. Jennifer L. Howse, Presidenta de March Of Dimes, sobre la firma y promulgación por el Presidente Obama de la Ley de Reautorización de la Evaluación de Neonatos para Salvar Vidas

March of Dimes dio a conocer hoy la siguiente declaración de su Presidenta, Dra. Jennifer L. Howse, al firmar y promulgar el Presidente Barack...

Dec 18, 2014, 18:07 ET

Statement Of Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President, March Of Dimes On President Obama Signing The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act Into Law

The March of Dimes released today the following statement from President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse as President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1281,...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:07 ET

March of Dimes da la bienvenida al Año Nuevo con seis resoluciones sencillas para un embarazo saludable

March of Dimes está alentando a las mujeres que están embarazadas, o que planean un embarazo, a tomar una resolución del Año...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:59 ET
The March of Dimes Greets the New Year With Six Simple Resolutions for a Healthy Pregnancy

The March Of Dimes Greets The New Year With Six Simple Resolutions For A Healthy Pregnancy

The March of Dimes is encouraging women who are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, to make a New Year's resolution to be as healthy as they...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

Los gérmenes durante el embarazo: ¿amigos o enemigos?

WHITE PLAINS, Nueva York, 11 de diciembre de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Algunas de las bacterias y otros microrganismos que se...

Dec 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

Pregnancy Germs: Friend Or Foe?

Some of the bacteria and other microorganisms that exist in a woman's mouth, digestive system, reproductive organs or other body parts may be...

Dec 10, 2014, 23:58 ET

La Ley de Reautorización de la Evaluación de Neonatos para Salvar Vidas pasa a la presidencia para firma y promulgación

La Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. aprobó la H.R. 1281, la Ley de Reautorización de la Evaluación de Neonatos para...

Dec 10, 2014, 17:53 ET

Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act Goes to President for Signature into Law

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1281, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act.  The bill now goes to President...

Dec 08, 2014, 00:16 ET

La edición 2014 de la recepción Celebration of Babies® de March of Dimes recauda la cifra récord de $1.1 millones para mejorar la salud de las madres y sus bebés

March of Dimes, la organización no lucrativa líder en la promoción de la salud del bebé y durante el embarazo, recaudó la...

Dec 05, 2014, 20:36 ET
Actress and filmmaker Elizabeth Banks accepts the 2014 March of Dimes Grace Kelly Award from Steve Carell at the 9th annual March of Dimes Celebration of Babies: A Hollywood Luncheon (R) today at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The award recognizes a role-model celebrity parent who shares the March of Dimes commitment to healthy pregnancies and families. Celebration of Babies brings together and recognizes celebrities and prominent individuals in the entertainment community who are celebrating...

March of Dimes 2014 Celebration of Babies® Luncheon Raises a Record $1.1 Million for Healthier Moms & Babies

 March of Dimes, the leading non-profit organization for pregnancy and baby health, raised a record $1.1 million at their 9th annual March of...

Dec 03, 2014, 05:20 ET

El pequeño de siete años Aidan Lamothe se une a "Giving Tuesday" para darles a más bebés un comienzo sano en la vida

 El pequeño de siete años Aidan Lamothe, de Manchester, New Hampshire, Embajador Nacional 2014 de March of Dimes, está ayudando...

Dec 02, 2014, 17:03 ET
Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Manchester, N.H - Aidan Lamothe, age 7, the 2014 March of Dimes National Ambassador, has a very special gift for sick and premature babies and their families. For every $50.00 donation made to the March of Dimes via #CrowdRise on Giving Tuesday today (December 2), Aidan will present a pair of tiny baby shoes to a baby being cared for in a hospital newborn intensive care nursery (NICU). Participate in Giving Tuesday by visiting https://www.crowdrise.com/MarchofDimes-Tower and choosing the amount of your donation to the March of Dimes. A brick will appear and be moved to the next highest place in the tower. Watch the tower grow in real time by downloading the free #GivingTower smartphone app from the iTunes store or Google Play.

7-Year-Old Aidan Lamothe Joins "Giving Tuesday" To Give More Babies A Healthy Start In Life

 Aidan Lamothe, age 7, of Manchester, New Hampshire, the 2014 March of Dimes National Ambassador, is helping lead the Foundation's "Giving...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

La Dra. Mary L. Hediger recibió el premio Agnes Higgins 2014

March of Dimes honró a una investigadora y educadora cuyo trabajo cambió las normas nutricionales nacionales a fin de mejorar la salud de...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Dr. Mary L. Hediger Named Recipient Of 2014 Agnes Higgins Award

 The March of Dimes honored a researcher and educator whose work changed national nutritional guidelines to improve the health of pregnant...

Nov 17, 2014, 00:01 ET

March of Dimes y la University of Pennsylvania lanzan un vanguardista Centro de Investigación sobre Nacimientos Prematuros en el Día Mundial del Nacimiento Prematuro

La Facultad Perelman de Medicina de la University of Pennsylvania y March of Dimes Foundation anuncian aquí el lanzamiento de un nuevo Centro...

Nov 17, 2014, 00:01 ET
Baby Photographer Anne Geddes’ NICU Image Supports Prematurity Awareness Month

March of Dimes And University of Pennsylvania Launch Pioneering Prematurity Research Center On World Prematurity Day

 The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the March of Dimes Foundation announce the launch of a new $10 million...

Nov 10, 2014, 00:01 ET

March Of Dimes And Washington University Launch Cutting Edge Prematurity Research Center

Washington University, St. Louis Children's Hospital and March of Dimes officials announced the launch of a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research...

Nov 10, 2014, 00:01 ET

March Of Dimes y Washington University lanzan un vanguardista Centro de Investigación sobre Alumbramientos Prematuros

Representantes oficiales de Washington University, St. Louis Children's Hospital y March of Dimes anunciaron el lanzamiento de un nuevo Centro de...

Nov 06, 2014, 11:56 ET
Baby Photographer Anne Geddes' NICU Image Supports Prematurity Awareness Month (PRNewsFoto/March of Dimes Foundation)

U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Hits Healthy People 2020 Goal Seven Years Early

 The national preterm birth rate fell to 11.4 percent in 2013 – the lowest in 17 years – meeting the federal Healthy People 2020...

Nov 06, 2014, 00:01 ET

Washington State's Preterm Birth Rate Drops To Record 11-year Low

The March of Dimes announced today that the 11-year improving trend in Washington's preterm birth rate, helped give more babies a healthy start in...