Premature Birth Report Card: NH earns an A




In fact, the preterm birth rate is at a 15-year low -- thatís a 10 percent decline since 2006, which translates to around 176,000 additional babies who enjoyed the health benefits of making it to term. Six states -- Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont -- earned an ďAĒ for their efforts to prevent prematurity.
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