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