Preterm Birth Archive

Increases Seen in Teen Birth, Low Birth Weight
The nation’s fourth and eighth graders scored higher in reading and mathematics than they did during their last national assessment, according to the federal government’s latest annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation’s children. Not all the report’s findings were positive; there also were increases in […]

On behalf of the Office of the Surgeon General and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), we would like to extend an invitation to join us for the Surgeon General’s Conference on the Prevention of Preterm Birth via webcast on June 16 and June 17, 2008.
Preterm birth remains […]