Category: March of Dimes

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a time to shine a light on the important roles of women in our society, their amazing contribut ...
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 ...
Care Women Deserve

Care Women Deserve

Today we are happy to help launch the Care Women Deserve campaign. Care Women Deserve is a partnership of organizations concerned about women’s health ...
Do you have questions? Ask us

Do you have questions? Ask us

Have a question about becoming pregnant? Do you want to learn more about what to expect during your pregnancy? Is your baby in the NICU? Let us help. ...
How does buying diapers support the March of Dimes?

How does buying diapers support the March of Dimes?

Today’s guest post is written by Natalie Diaz, preemie mom, bestselling author of “What To Do When You’re Having Two” and founder of Twiniversity. Rea ...
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 ...
March of Dimes honors CDC Director for work protecting moms and babies from Zika

March of Dimes honors CDC Director for work protecting moms and babies from Zika

Today, Dr. Frieden received the March of Dimes President’s Leadership Award for serving as a champion in the fight against Zika. This award is given t ...