The Source: Why Are Preterm Births More Common in Bexar County?
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.