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World Prematurity Day

17 November 2012

November 17 is designated World Prematurity Day in order to focus attention on the issue of premature birth. Honor the million babies worldwide who died this year because they were born too soon, and the 12 million more who struggle to survive. Visit March of Dimes' website to see a calendar of events, a volunteer guide and more. You can also "Like" World Prematurity Day" on Facebook to raise awareness, to read stories from around the world, and to share your own.