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Leading patient advocates launch preterm birth prevention alliance to protect critical access to the sole fda-approved class of therapies to reduce recurrent preterm birth

For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. preterm birth rate has increased (to 10.2 percent of births), and preterm birth and its complications were the second largest contributor to infant death across the country. Preterm birth also represents a significant racial health disparity, with Black women in America experiencing premature delivery at a rate 50 percent higher than other racial groups throughout the country.