What preterm birth costs Hamilton County

More than 1,500 children are born preterm each year in Hamilton County. Not only does this affect the newborn and his or her family, it also creates lasting economic impacts on our county.


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Extending pregnancy by just one week for each preterm birth in Hamilton County would reduce annual initial hospital costs by over $25 million.

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