Unequal Burden: Preterm Birth in the United States

Preterm birth remains prevalent and is the leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality in the United States. This webinar will discuss how the burden of preterm birth is not equal among different groups.

Differences in preterm birth occurrence and outcomes are noted among different groups based on race/ethnicity, age, location of residence, socioeconomic status and much more. The available strategies for preterm birth prevention and the challenges in reducing preterm birth are also discussed.