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'Preemie' births are on the rise

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The birth of a child is one of the most exciting times in a parent's life. But for some parents it can become one of the scariest.

In 2006, one in 10 babies in Minnesota was born preterm or before 37 weeks of gestation.

In an average week in the U.S., about 11,660 babies are born preterm or very preterm.

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