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Preterm Births Cost Society Tens of Billions of Dollars Annually

Over a decade ago, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies published a report that found the annual cost of premature births in the United States exceeded $26 billion. The March of Dimes organization recently reported that preterm births increased in 2016 for the first time in eight years.

Jill Hechtman, MD, FACOG
Medical Director: Tampa Obstetrics