CDC - Did You Know? - STLT Gateway
November is National Prematurity Awareness Month
Did you know? Preterm birth affects 1 of every 8 infants born in the US. CDC works to better understand how this can be prevented
CDC information: Learn more about premature birth, risk factors, and what you can do. One risk factor for preterm birth is having a previous preterm birth
March of Dimes information: More than 450,000 babies are born too soon each year. The United States has a long way to go in reducing our rate of premature birth.
Did you know? 304 genes have been reported in relation to risk of preterm birth and complications, including 3 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE Navigator