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What’s WIC?

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low- ...
Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Tackling infant mortality through innovative health education

Today's post is written by Sarah Ingersoll, Text4baby Campaign Director, National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition September marks Nationa ...

Healthy Babies Challenge

Forty-eight states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have pledged their support to give more babies a healthy start in life by reduc ...
Shopping and eating right

Shopping and eating right

You’re pregnant and you know you need to be eating right. But do you draw a blank when you walk into the grocery store? Did you leave your list at hom ...
Caring for your baby’s umbilical cord stump

Caring for your baby’s umbilical cord stump

Many new moms and dads are nervous about caring for their baby’s umbilical cord stump. It’s not difficult, but you need to pay attention to make sure ...

Stuffy nose seem worse during pregnancy?

During pregnancy, you may have a runny or stuffy nose or occasional nosebleeds. You can’t necessarily blame it on hay fever. These symptoms often begi ...
Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

Alcohol during pregnancy and FASDs

September 9 is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Day. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause FASDs, which include ...
When exercise isn’t a good idea

When exercise isn’t a good idea

Many women want to get into really good shape before having a baby. This is an excellent idea, because you don’t want to diet or start a new and aggre ...
MOD Youth Leaders

MOD Youth Leaders

Going back to school? Find out how high school and college students can get involved with the March of Dimes. From serving on our top National Youth C ...
Baby bathers recalled

Baby bathers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling nearly 2 million Summer Infant Baby Bathers because of falling and head injury risks. ...