Category: Zika

Hurricanes and Zika

Our hearts go out to all those experiencing the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes. In the days after a hurricane when there is widespread f ...

Diagnosed with Zika? Help is available

Have you or your partner been diagnosed with Zika virus? Did you receive a positive Zika test while pregnant? Do you have a baby with Zika? If you ans ...

How to prevent mosquito bites

The most common way for Zika to spread is through the bite of an infected mosquito. So the best way to protect yourself is to avoid mosquito bites. Ju ...

Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day. Now that the weather has warmed up, getting outside is a welcomed change in most parts of the country. But g ...
Zika and sperm – a new concern

Zika and sperm – a new concern

The latest news about the Zika virus is that there is a potential risk that some semen donated to sperm banks in South Florida might be contaminated w ...
Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Short answer…Yes. The CDC just released a report that measured the number of brain related birth defects in the U.S. before and after the arrival o ...
Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

January is Birth Defects Prevention month. In the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect every 4 ½ minutes. Some infections before and duri ...
Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? We’ve got 9 for you.

Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? We’ve got 9 for you.

"Your health before and during pregnancy has a direct impact on your baby," says Dr. Siobhan Dolan, the March of Dimes medical advisor and co-author o ...
Three quarters of a century young (yes – we’re 79 years old!)

Three quarters of a century young (yes – we’re 79 years old!)

It’s that time of year, when magazines are full of stories and photos of the year in review, and people look back to take stock of their accomplishmen ...
Got Zika questions?

Got Zika questions?

The March of Dimes is pleased to announce our partnership with Mother-to-Baby. Together, we are able to provide answers to your Zika questions by phon ...