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The States with the Most Premature Births

The States with the Most Premature Births

Every year, 500,000 babies are born prematurely in the United States. This means 1 in 8 babies are born too soon, a rate that's alarmingly high for a developed country.

The non-profit March of Dimes just announced its "Premature birth report cards" for 2012. The U.S. gets a "C," but many individual states score higher, and some even lower. Click through to see how your state is doing.

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CoMMember13631166098074 CoMMember13631166098074 3 years
wow at least I live in one of the states that is an B lol well both the states i lived in are B's I had my son 5 weeks preme and this one might be early to not sure hope she is closer along
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