The PREEMIE Act Passed!

Big news on Capitol Hill… the much-anticipated PREEMIE Act – introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Chris Dodd – was passed last week in the Senate. The bill will expand research on premature births, improve education for expectant mothers, and provide better treatment for preemie babies. President Bush is expected to sign the legislation. …

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Let’s Band Together

During the month of November, Prematurity Awareness Month, MasterCard Worldwide is helping the March of Dimes raise awareness and double our fund-raising efforts towards the fight against premature birth by matching your donation dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000 in total, when you make the donation using a MasterCard card! I have created a virtual band in …

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March of Dimes Coin Collection Campaign

Decades ago, millions of your dimes helped defeat polio. Today March of Dimes fights an even bigger challenge – premature birth. November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Click for more info on how you can help!

75% of Conjoined Twins are Female

Seems the media has been covering a lot stories on conjoined twins (once dubbed Siamese twins) lately. My twins’ softball coach asked my twins if they were once conjoined at the stomach, as they have matching surgerical scars on her abdomens. Nope, instead they were both victims of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and had to have …

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