Premature Birth

Woman Born Prematurely Now Looking To Help Others Like Her As A NurseThe 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.
Annual March For Babies To Fight Against Premature Birth This WeekendThe 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.
911 Dispatcher, Stony Brook EMTs Help New Mom Deliver Premature Twin BoysMost 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.
Sunday Marks March Of Dimes' World Prematurity DayPromising news came earlier this month when the March of Dimes announced the pre-term birth rate of 11.5 percent, a fifteen-year low.
Family Finds Strength To Go On After Loss Following Premature BirthFor 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.
Mother Of Premature Baby Credits March Of Dimes For His SurvivalAt 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.
Grandmother Turns Heartbreak Into Advocacy For Premature Babies, Their ParentsWhen a baby is born prematurely, it is incredibly hard on the parents. That's where this New York City grandmother comes in.
Brooklyn Family In March Of Babies To Honor One Son, Remember AnotherRosemary Pineda-Gelb gave birth to twin boys 14 weeks early. Ethan survived. Caleb did not.
Music Therapy Helps Premature Babies At Beth Israel NICU"Their respiratory rate is a little lower, which is very good for them. If you're in a calmer state you're going to grow better, faster, and go home sooner," Dr. Aimee Telsey told WCBS 880's Marla Diamond.
Broadway Rocks Times Square For Kids With Special NeedsThere was a special celebration in Times Square today for some children with special needs.
Brooklyn Mom Struggles With Experience Of Premature BirthPremature birth is actually a common experience, but it is often unexplained. Many refer to the experience as birth without joy, WCBS 880's Marla Diamond reported.
Premature Birth Hits Home For Maternal Newborn NurseA woman who spent her life helping others deal with a troubling situation is now helping her own family deal with it, WCBS 880's Marla Diamond reported.