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Georgia lowers preterm birth rate, according to March of Dimes report

...mother to schedule an early delivery, need to use best judgment when deciding to deliver babies early, Browne said. Premature births can lead to health complications for babies including breathing problems and inability to feed, he said.Browne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-04/georgia-lowers-preterm-birth-
State reviewing why more women die in childbirth

...programs, and recognizing "baby-friendly'' hospitals that promote breastfeeding.The state has also lowered its premature birth rate by 17.7 percent from 2007 to 2011, Rodriguez said. Preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-10/state-reviewing-why-more-wom
South Carolina's Medicaid agency to stop covering elective early deliveries

...big difference in a baby's development."Last week, the March of Dimes again gave South Carolina a D for its premature birth rate. The March of Dimes considers births before 37 weeks of pregnancy to be premature. That described more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-19/south-carolinas-medicaid-age
Prenatal health fair scheduled Saturday

...care.One in eight babies is born prematurely in the United States, according to the March of Dimes. The rate of premature birth has increased by 20 percent since the early 1990s and is the number one cause of death during a baby's first month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-01-16/prenatal-health-fair-schedul
Aiken County's infant mortality exceeds state

...born in South Carolina during 2007, the most recent year available, 538 babies died before turning 1 year old. Premature births and low birth weight, in which a baby weighs less than 5 pounds 8 ounces, are the leading causes of death. DHEC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/14/met_544315.shtml
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Gender among factors tied to preemie survival

...profound impairments than boys. BOYS' EXTREMELY PREMATURE BIRTH RATES OF SURVIVAL SurviveSurvive without profound...2%22 8%7%23 26%12%24 GIRLS' EXTREMELY PREMATURE BIRTH RATES OF SURVIVAL SurviveSurvive without profound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/met_195337.shtml
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Applause calendar

...Saturday, May 12; Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road; event supports the March of Dimes fight to save babies from premature birth and other health threats; (800) 525-9255. SPECIAL EVENTS ART PATCHIN JR. CELEBRATION: 6 p.m. today, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/ent_121219.shtml
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Applause calendar

...Saturday, May 12; Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road; event supports the March of Dimes fight to save babies from premature birth and other health threats; (800) 525-9255. SPECIAL EVENTS SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS OF RESTHAVEN CEMETERY: 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/15/ent_120335.shtml
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Applause calendar

...m. May 12; Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road; event supports the March of Dimes fight to save babies from premature birth and other health threats; (800) 525-9255 GAMING CENTER EVENTS: All-Nighter, noon Saturday, Feb. 17; seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/08/ent_115626.shtml
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...m. May 12; Lake Olmstead Park, 78 Milledge Road; event supports the March of Dimes fight to save babies from premature birth and from other threats to infant health; (800) 525-9255 THEATER FESTIVAL: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Grover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/08/met_115660.shtml
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