Premature Babies

Premature Babies

In the U.S., each year 500,000 babies are born prematurely. The number has increased 30 percent since 1983. Diane talks with the mother of premature twins, with one of the Senate sponsors of the "Preemie Bill," and with the president of...

In the U.S., each year 500,000 babies are born prematurely. The number has increased 30 percent since 1983. Diane talks with the mother of premature twins, with one of the Senate sponsors of the "Preemie Bill," and with the president of The March of Dimes.

Guests

Jenny Minton

Author of "The Early Birds" (Knopf). She is a freelance journalist and former book editor.

Senator Christopher Dodd

Democratic presidential candidate, senior U.S. senator from Connecticut, and a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Dr. Jennifer Howse

president of the March of Dimes

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