Premature 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

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

911 Dispatcher, Stony Brook EMTs Help New Mom Deliver Premature Twin Boys

Most babies arrive on their own schedule. The 48-year-old new mom from Stony Brook learned that firsthand when her twin boys came nearly three months early.

03/14/2014

The neonatal intensive care unit at New York University Medical Center. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Empire State Building Going Purple For World Prematurity Day

Each year, a half million babies in the U.S. are born premature.

11/17/2011

Premature Infant (AP File Photo)

Health Dept. May Inspect NY Hospitals Over X-Rays For Premature Babies

The state health department was considering spot checks of other hospitals after inspectors found a Brooklyn medical center continued to X-ray premature babies long after it said the practice had been discontinued.

04/13/2011