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Infographic: World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day is marked on November 17th 2016. According to the National Premmie Foundation (NPF), this international campaign aims to raise awareness of preterm birth and how globally, approximately 15 million preterm births occur every year.

Organizations like the NPF are working to educate the general public on this widespread yet rather unknown issue–including the risks involved in preterm birth, the health challenges for babies born too soon, and the vulnerabilities that exist for preterm or premature newborns and their families. Please help the NPF by sharing this infographic, which explaining the global toll of premature birth…




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