March of Dimes

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