March of Dimes presents March for Babies
North Texans will walk to give every baby a fighting chance at the annual March for Babies. Opening ceremonies will begin at 8:45 am, while the 5-mile walk is scheduled to start at 9 am, rain or shine.
March for Babies is a big weapon in the fight against premature birth, raising funds to help more moms have healthy, full-term babies as well as research to find why it occurs and preventions to keep it from happening. Premature birth is the No. 1 killer of newborns and children under 5 worldwide, 1 in 9 babies is born prematurely each year in Texas.