Two babies die every hour in the U.S., and about every 12 hours a woman dies as a result of complications from pregnancy. Its not fine. But together we can do something about it. Our community of individuals, teams, and businesses come together at Run for Babies s to raise funds and awareness so all moms and families can experience the joy of a healthy baby. Together we hope for the day when all moms and babies are healthy. Were not fine that each year thousands of moms and babies deal with complications from pregnancy and premature birth. With the help of our supporters, March of Dimes is there for every familythose who had first-hand hardships, those celebrating their health and those just trying to start their families. By donating to Run for Babies you:
- SUPPORT RESEARCH to find solutions so every family gets the best possible start.
- ADVOCATE FOR POLICIES that prioritize the health of moms and babies.
- PROVIDE RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS to help moms throughout their pregnancies.
- EDUCATE health professionals to improve mom and baby care.
- UNITE communities nationwide through events and collaboratives.
- PARTNER with organizations and companies committed to helping families.