March for Babies

Walkers participate in the March of Dimes' March for Babies on April 26, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

March For Babies Fundraiser Marches Through Manhattan

Thousands of people are marching Sunday in support of March of Dimes’ quest to prevent premature births and help those children who are born prematurely.

04/26/2015

(Credit: Anna Malillo)

Woman Born Prematurely Now Looking To Help Others Like Her As A Nurse

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies is Sunday. WCBS 880 is once again a proud sponsor of the annual event to raise money to help prevent premature birth.

04/25/2015

Emma Lookatch (Credit: Pam Lookatch)

March For Babies: Lookatch Family Shares Their Story About Premature Daughter

The mother said that thanks to the March of Dimes, Emma was given shots to help open her lungs.

04/25/2015

The Romano family (Credit: Janine Romano)

Staten Island Family Walks In March For Babies To Help Others Dealing With Prematurity

A Staten Island family living with the effects of prematurity is trying to help others cope.

04/24/2015

Dr. Sandra McCalla (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Queens Hospitals Partner With March Of Dimes To Help Low-Income Mothers Carry Babies To Term

Two Queens hospitals, Jamaica Medical Center and Elmhurst Hospital, are partnering with the March of Dimes to prevent prematurity.

04/23/2015

Emma Lookatch (Credit: Pam Lookatch)

Local Family Gives Thanks To March Of Dimes By Walking In March For Babies

WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond spoke with a family that’s been involved since the very beginning of their own journey with prematurity.

04/22/2015

New Yorkers hit the streets for the March of Dimes - March for Babies. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Supporters Hit The Streets For Annual ‘March For Babies’ On UWS

The day was off to a chilly start, but once things warmed up it was a beautiful morning for the March of Dimes – March For Babies.

04/27/2014

The Skrilow family discusses the March for Babies with CBS 2's Diane Macedo. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Prepare To Hit The Pavement For Annual ‘March For Babies’

Many people will be hitting the pavement across the country on Sunday, for the March of Dimes’ ‘March For Babies’.

04/26/2014

Daphne Hood with her parents Grete Doctoroff and Chris Hood. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

March Of Dimes Mission Ambassador Is 2-Year-Old Westchester Girl Born Weighing Just Over 2 Pounds

Daphne Hood was born nearly 14 weeks premature and was hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital for 133 days.

04/25/2014

Preemies Zoe and Abby Skrilow celebrate their 1st birthday (credit: family photo)

Annual March For Babies To Fight Against Premature Birth This Weekend

The joy of discovering he was to be the father of twin girls soon turned sadness for Michael Skrilow of Queens. Skrilow’s twins were born nine weeks early and Zoe weighed just 2 pounds, but they thrived.

04/24/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning leads March For Babies, April 28, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Thousands March For Babies At Annual March Of Dimes Walk

The March For Babies is the signature event of the March Of Dimes, whose focus is fighting to find causes and solutions to premature births.

04/28/2013

Briana and Matthew Tortoso with baby John Carlo (courtesy: Briana Tortoso)

Family Finds Strength To Go On After Loss Following Premature Birth

For so many families, the premature birth of twins often means the loss of one child. One family credits the March of Dimes for helping them keep living.

04/26/2013

Stacey Wender with her 10-year-old son Blake Kortye (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Mother Of Premature Baby Credits March Of Dimes For His Survival

At 26 weeks into her first pregnancy, Stacey Wender had no idea she was about to give birth. But that’s what happened. Her son Blake was born weighing just two pounds.

04/26/2013

Jennifer Ort with her granddaughter Abigail (courtesy Jennifer Ort)

Grandmother Turns Heartbreak Into Advocacy For Premature Babies, Their Parents

When a baby is born prematurely, it is incredibly hard on the parents. That’s where this New York City grandmother comes in.

04/25/2013

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb, Eric Gelb, 19-month-old Ethan Gelb (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember Another

Rosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.

04/24/2013

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