March of Dimes http://news.stlpublicradio.org en March Of Dimes Turns Research Focus To Preventing Premature Birth http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/march-dimes-turns-research-focus-preventing-premature-birth <p>When Reggie Rideout's daughter Maya was born seven years ago, she weighed just 1 lb. 15 oz.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:31:01 +0000 Camille Phillips 31540 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org March Of Dimes Turns Research Focus To Preventing Premature Birth Missouri Earns 'C' In Preterm Birth Rate Ranking http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-earns-c-preterm-birth-rate-ranking <p><em>Updated at 5:20 p.m.</em></p><p>The March of Dimes has released its <a href="http://www.marchofdimes.com/mission/prematurity_reportcard.html#">annual state rankings of premature birth rates</a>, giving Missouri a grade of "C" for the second year in a row.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:08:06 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 6392 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Earns 'C' In Preterm Birth Rate Ranking