Celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016 with The Gift of Life

World Prematurity Day 2016

What will you do to celebrate World Prematurity Day 2016? Even a small gesture can make a big impact on the preemie community. We at The Gift of Life invite you to join us in observing this very important but lesser-known holiday. Raising awareness for preterm birth helps bring support to preemies and their families. It can also assist in increasing the chances that more babies will be born full-term. Premature birth doesn’t always occurContinue reading

A Reason To Celebrate

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Today is November 17, 2015, World Prematurity Day.  It is the day that is selected to raise awareness about the number 1 killer of infants.  According to the World Health Organization in the United States alone, 517, 400 premature births occur every year. Besides maternal illness or high blood pressure, diabetes, sometimes it is unknown why babies are born prematurely. Visit their website for more information:  http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs363/en/ The Gift of Life was founded by RosieContinue reading