The Wiregrass Division of the March of Dimes launched it's part of the new nationwide campaign.
Their goals include investigating in more scientific research to find causes of pre-term labor, raising public awareness of the problem and educating women about the warning signs of pre-term labor.
Campaign officials also hope to expand access to health insurance to improve pre-natal care and infant health.
For more information on the campaign, log onto www.modimes.org. or you can call the local March of Dimes office at 792-0149.
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March of Dimes
March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.
For more information on the March of Dimes or on how you can help, visit our source: http://www.marchofdimes.org (The March of Dimes Web site)
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