March of Dimes and the Breakfast for Babies

In the state of Tennessee, about 30 babies are born prematurely every single day, and there will only be an explanation as to why for about half of them.  That's why March of Dimes, with their research funding, education outreach, and volunteer efforts are so important.  Tamara Currin, Program Services Director for March of Dimes, explains the biggest risk factors and warning signs of a premature birth, as well as a risky new trend of professionally induced early labor.  Amy and Bob Pate, this year's March of Dimes Ambassador Family, also share the story of their son, Hawkins.  To learn more, visit March of Dimes online at