Hundreds march in Balboa Park to raise funds, awareness for infant health

Posted at 10:33 AM, Apr 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-28 13:33:15-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Hundreds came out to Balboa Park Saturday morning to help raise funds and awareness for infant health research.

March for Babies® brought out families to raise funds that go to local research, programs and education and advocacy, supporting organizations like UCSD NeoNatal, Rady Childrens’ Hospital or The Salk Institute.

The annual walk is March of Dimes biggest annual fundraising event.

If you weren't able to make it out to any of March for Babies walks, you can still help by donating. Learn more about how to support the organization HERE.

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes is the leading non-profit organization for pregnancy and baby health.  

If you had a heel prick test, and APGAR score, were ever given a Polio Vaccine or your mother took Folic Acid during pregnancy, chances are YOU are a March of Dimes Baby.  Since 1938, March of Dimes has been actively working to fight infant disease, birth defects and premature birth across the globe. 

March of Dimes offers comprehensive information on pregnancy and newborn topics, such as, complications, caring for your baby, birth defects, folic acid, etc.  Through you can search various pregnancy related topics and access medical references, publications, and reports. 

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