March Of Dimes
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Twelve weeks after conception, a fetus has fully developed arms, hands, fingers, feet and toes. Five months later is rapid brain growth.
Two local business leaders joined March for Babies to raise funds to prevent pre-term birth and give more babies a healthy start in life.
VALPARAISO | Luke Nestorovich, 5, has never been able to cross the March for Babies finish line without being carried or supported by his parents' hands or a walker.
Indiana held a big summit on infant mortality Friday. That's important, because the state's infant mortality rate is so awful.
March of Dimes released data today that shows improvement in preterm births in Indiana. It's the same day state health officials are hosting an infant mortality summit.
HIGHLAND | Half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. every year and require extra medical care to survive. With a heightened level of awareness and research most of the birth defects can be prevented or cured.
Amie Vaught, of Highland, and Madalynn Vaught, 2, participate in the March of Dimes' March for Babies on Sunday at Highland High School. Madalynn was born at 29 weeks and weighed 3 pounds 4 ounces. Now, at 2, she weighs 24 pounds. Madalynn's family walked for her.
Jade Martin, of Schererville, and Zachary Roper, 9 months, walked in the March for Babies on Sunday in Highland. The march raises money to support programs that help women have healthy, full-term pregnancies and funds research on problems that threaten babies, according to the March of Dimes…
VALPARAISO | Chloe Campbell played with a stuffed Winnie the Pooh bear as her family and friends prepared to walk on her behalf Sunday morning.
Elizabeth Campbell holds her daughter Chloe, who was born 6 weeks premature, on Sunday before participating in the March for Babies in Valparaiso. The Campbells were ambassadors for this year's march, which raises money for the March of Dimes to help prevent premature births, birth defects a…
Participants make their way around the path at Valparaiso's Old Fairgrounds Park during Sunday's March of Dimes March for Babies. About 800 walkers stepped off from the David Butterfield Pavilion at Old Fairgrounds Park on a five-mile trek through downtown Valparaiso.
HIGHLAND | Prompt Ambulance, in partnership with the March of Dimes Northwest Indiana Division, kicked off the 2013 March for Babies campaign recently at the Prompt Ambulance Corporate office with a ribbon cutting and party unveiling a brand new Prompt and March of Dimes co-branded ambulance.
Trains, Trains and more trains! The Crown Point Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with the Lionel Modular Train Club to bring a “Trains in the City” display to the Hub City this weekend.
MERRILLVILLE | The March of Dimes issued a $400 grant and a rocking chair to Methodist Hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units.
SCHERERVILLE | Every year, hundreds of thousands of babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. and require extra medical care to survive. Nearly three quarters of the birth defects can be prevented or cured. The March of Dimes “March for Babies” has been helping raise money …
Holding a newborn baby for the first time is a special feeling for mothers - but some have to wait anxiously for that privilege. For mothers of premature babies it may be days, if not months, before they can cuddle their child.
CROWN POINT | A Tiny Miracles benefit will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at BackCourt Bar & Grill, 932 S. Court St.
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