Category: March of Dimes

NICU Family Support® Program

NICU Family Support® Program

Parents have very mixed feelings when their baby is in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU). They may be happy to welcome their baby, bu ...
Maternal health and Black History Month

Maternal health and Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the United States. It’s a time when we honor the amazing contributions African-Americans have made to this country, ...
March of Dimes recommends better tracking of NAS in all states

March of Dimes recommends better tracking of NAS in all states

Body shakes, seizures, excessive crying, breathing problems, fever and other serious symptoms describe a baby born with neonatal abstinence syndro ...
Researchers identify a new form of muscular dystrophy

Researchers identify a new form of muscular dystrophy

Researchers, funded in part by the March of Dimes, have identified a genetic mutation which causes a new form of muscular dystrophy (MD). This part ...
New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

Why do some women give birth early and others don’t? March of Dimes researchers are trying to find the answer to this question. A new study has reveal ...
Vote for us in Healthline’s Best Health Blog Contest

Vote for us in Healthline’s Best Health Blog Contest

We're thrilled! News Moms Need has been nominated in Healthline's "Best Health Blog Contest." Now, we need your votes to win. Won't you take a mome ...
Give them tomorrow

Give them tomorrow

Today is an important one here at the March of Dimes. Today we launch our new campaign, Give them tomorrow, to raise awareness and funds to fight b ...
News Moms Need and @modhealthtalk win awards!

News Moms Need and @modhealthtalk win awards!

Aw-shucks - the News Moms Need blog and @modhealthtalk Twitter handle each received a MERIT award in the 2016 Digital Health Awards competition! News ...
Catherine Aboulhouda’s Story

Catherine Aboulhouda’s Story

Expected to be her family's Halloween treat, Catharine Aboulhouda instead arrived on the Fourth of July, weighing 1 pound, 10 ounces. ...