The most disturbing part about the San Antonio area results, according to March of Dimes, is the great disparity in prematurity rates between different racial and ethnic groups.
After a decade of decline, why are preterm births in Texas now on the rise? Why is the rate higher in Bexar County than any other county in the state?
- Lawrence O’Brien, MD, medical director for Molina Healthcare; March of Dimes local Maternal Child Health Committee member
- Sylvia Sanchez, San Antonio mother who has experienced prematurity
- Christie Goodman, March of Dimes Board member; Prematurity Prevention Summit committee member
For more information, visit healthytexaswomen.org.