premature births

State Premature Babies Rate Increases

2nd year in a row for an increase in Alabama.

Alabama was among a handful of states (and Puerto Rico) receiving a grade of “F” from the March of Dimes. See the Alabama report card HERE. Of the counties that had the largest number of births,  Montgomery County was one of four getting an “F” grade. it had the highest percentage of premature births.   The March of Dimes reports: “Premature…

Montgomery County Gets an “F”

Annual March of Dimes Report Card

The March of Dimes is out with a new report card on Premature Births for the year. And both Alabama and Montgomery County get an “F” grade. See the report and the report card for Alabama: PrematureBirthReportCard-ALABAMA-2016 Categories: News, Statewide Tags: March of Dimes, Montogmery County, premature births, State of Alabama