Did you know that one in eight babies born in our country is premature? Even worse, the rate of premature birth in America is higher than that of most other developed nations!
This week The March of Dimes issued its Premature Birth Report Card, which grades each state’s rate of preterm birth.
Georgia scored an “F”.
The report card grades each state’s rate of preterm birth compared to the nation’s objective of a 7.6 percent or less preterm birth rate by 2010. Georgia’s preterm birth rate was 13.6 percent.
To learn more about premature birth and what the March of Dimes is doing about it, click here…