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your support helps babies.

The money you raise in March for Babies funds important research and programs that help babies begin healthy lives.

 ways you’ve already helped:

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We’re fighting premature birth ― baby’s brain needs at least 39 weeks to fully develop.

We’ve identified a gene responsible for oral cleft and are working on preventions.
Folic acid education means fewer babies are born with neural tube defects.
Surfactant and nitric oxide therapies save the lives of many premature babies.
We’re developing treatments to cure vision defects.
New treatments mean better survival rates for the tiniest heart patients.

Newborn screening — a drop of blood from baby’s heel could save her life.
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