Category: Zika

Don’t forget about Zika

Don’t forget about Zika

Just because it is winter in many parts of the U.S. does not mean that Zika has gone away. You still need to take appropriate precautions and be prepa ...
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 ...
Traveling for the holidays? Pack your bug spray (or check travel advisories first)

Traveling for the holidays? Pack your bug spray (or check travel advisories first)

Tis the season to book a relaxing vacation, or maybe a long weekend to visit family. If you’ve already pulled out your suitcase to start packing, take ...
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 ...
Zika virus case believed to be found in Texas

Zika virus case believed to be found in Texas

Health officials in South Texas believe they have identified their first locally transmitted case of Zika virus in a woman living in Brownsville. A ...
CDC’s 8 fast facts about Zika if you’re pregnant or trying to conceive

CDC’s 8 fast facts about Zika if you’re pregnant or trying to conceive

If you get infected with Zika during pregnancy, you can pass it to your baby. Zika infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects such as ...
Travel, Zika, and pregnant women: what you need to know

Travel, Zika, and pregnant women: what you need to know

If you are pregnant or trying to conceive, don't travel to a Zika-affected area. Dr. Siobhan Dolan, Medical Advisor to the March of Dimes, explains wh ...

Zika in a nutshell

This engaging short video, courtesy of CNN, tells you what you need to know about the Zika virus. Check it out!     And see our ...