March Of Dimes Coverage
March of Dimes report: When it comes to the health of moms and babies, North Carolina earns a D+
North Carolina earned a D+ for its preterm birth rate, according to the 2019 March of Dimes Report Card. The annual report, released Monday, shows that the state slightly improved its rate from last year, but still ranks 36th among the 50 states, according to a press release about the report.
Report: NC receives D+ in preterm birth rates
Among developed countries, according to the March of Dimes, the United States is one of the most dangerous places to give birth. And, according to a new report, North Carolina is making a barely passing grade when it comes to maternal and infant health.