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March for Babies walks set throughout suburbs

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The March of Dimes raises money through its annual March for Babies walk for research into helping infants -- especially premature babies -- start life healthy.

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Eight March for Babies walks are planned in Chicago and the suburbs to support the March of Dimes. Most walks are Sunday, April 28, with a couple slated for May.

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Laura Marcomb of Antioch focused on getting enough folic acid during her pregnancy to prevent birth defects. Jennifer McDonald received a steroid injection to strengthen the baby girl's lungs before she delivered prematurely. Kristin Greske learned about tests and treatments her premature boy would need. Whether they knew it or not, each family was helped and supported by the March of Dimes.
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    • The March of Dimes raises money through its annual March for Babies walk for research into helping infants  especially premature babies  start life healthy.
    •  Eight March for Babies walks are planned in Chicago and the suburbs to support the March of Dimes. Most walks are Sunday, April 28, with a couple slated for May.
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