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CDC Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth

Published Date: 
Tue, 2016-09-06

The CDC released a report from the Grand Rounds session, Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth that focuses on the magnitude of the issue of preterm birth in the U.S. and discusses strategies to reduce preterm births and complications and ongoing initiatives to prevent preterm delivery.

The magnitude of the problem is described by:

·         In 2013, 11.4% of the nearly 4 million U.S. live births were preterm

November: National Prematurity Awareness Month

Published Date: 
Wed, 2015-11-11

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month. In 2014, the premature birth rate in the U.S. was 9.6%. View the CDC's premature birth website to learn more about risk facktors, warning signs, and resources. Put the CDC's next Public Health Grand Rounds Public Health Strategies to Prevent Preterm Birth on your calendar, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 at 10 ET.

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