March for Babies season kicks off in the Panhandle

Nyzah McDonald gives us a sneak peek of the 2019 March for Babies!

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - March of Dimes is kicking off its 2019 March for Babies season with a free informational event today.

About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.
About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.

March for Babies is the biggest annual March of Dimes fundraiser.

More than $150,000 was raised last year to help fight for the health of all moms and babies.

Today’s free event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza Ballroom, and all are encouraged to attend.

For more than 75 years, the March of Dimes has been committed to bringing science into service for people by not only advocating for research, but also conducting it.

About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.
About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.

The March of Dimes strongly supports comprehensive, preventive health care for all women of childbearing age, infants and children.

Research has shown that preventive health measures can improve individual and public health while saving health care dollars.

About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.
About half a million babies are born premature or with birth defects in the U.S. each year.

Contact the local office at (806) 553-2390 to learn more about March of Dimes Amarillo.

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