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Walking For Babies

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By Andrew Reed

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV/ KTWT-TV ) Premature birth is the most urgent infant health problem in America - it is the leading cause of newborn deaths.

Due to the growing concern, hundreds of locals will walk for babies tomorrow in twin falls.

The annual “March of Dimes", a big time fundraiser is to support pediatric research.

The organization works to end early infant death, and raises over four-hundred thousand dollars each year.

"The “March of Dimes” works through community advocacy, research, and education to promote and eliminate premature birth and birth defects in children. Right now in Idaho one in ten babies in Idaho are born prematurely and 50-percent of that is unknown” Annie Miller, March of Dimes.

If you would like to participate in the walk, it's not too late.

Check-in begins at 9 a.m. at the Twin Falls Visitor Center, the walk begins at 10 a.m.


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