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Secondhand smoke and your baby

Secondhand smoke and your baby

October is SIDS Awareness Month. Although medical experts aren’t sure what causes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), there are some things you ...
Health Disparities Contribute to Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Health Disparities Contribute to Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Loss affects families every day, in many different ways. October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a day dedicated to recognizing ...
What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases, including COVID-19. Medical experts and scientists have been researching if peop ...
Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Many people experience emotional or mental health problems, like depression or stress. In fact, about 1 in 7 pregnant people experience postpartu ...
Support during and after pregnancy may be very different now

Support during and after pregnancy may be very different now

The last 18 months have been life changing for everyone around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so much of our daily lives, includin ...
Learn more about sickle cell disease and how it may affect your baby

Learn more about sickle cell disease and how it may affect your baby

Sickle cell disease is a condition in which the red blood cells in your body are stiff and shaped like a letter C. Red blood cells need to be rou ...
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. During this time, we celebrate the culture, achievements and contributions ...
Fewer toxins, healthier babies

Fewer toxins, healthier babies

by Kyra Naumoff Shields, PhD How can chemicals in the environment harm your baby’s developing brain? Most of us aren’t aware that in the U. ...
Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Neonatal Nurses Week (also known as NICU Nurses Week) is the perfect time to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the nurses who take care o ...
Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

After months of anticipation, just the thought of losing your baby is heartbreaking. But, sadly, it can happen. Each September, March of Dimes ...