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Northeast Times | September 27, 2022

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Join Team Tarrant County – March for Babies!

Join Team Tarrant County – March for Babies!

Tarrant County Joins With The 
March Of Dimes On Saturday, April 13Th To Fight For The Health Of All Moms And Babies.

Grab your family, friends, and even your dogs, and head out to Panther Island Pavilion for the
2019 March of Dimes
Tarrant County is a vibrant community to live, work and raise a family. Let’s do all we can to improve the quality of life of our families by improving the chances for healthy babies
Here are some startling statistics:
  • Premature birth rates are on the rise and prematurity is the leading cause of infant mortality
    • 1 in 10 babies are born too soon
    • United States preterm birth rate is 9.8%
    • Texas preterm birth rate is 10.4%
    • Tarrant County preterm birth rate is 9.7%
    • Among the developed nations in the world, the United States ranks 131st of 184…far too low!
  • Maternal death rates are on the rise
    • 700 women died in childbirth this year in the United States
    • 50,000 women suffer life-threatening complications
March for Babies
Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.
Panther Island Pavilion
395 Purcey Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102