Tag: mosquitoes

Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Traveling this summer? Stay safe from Zika

Summer is travel season for many of us. But if you’re pregnant or planning to get pregnant it’s important to be mindful of where you are traveling to. ...
Safe travel during pregnancy

Safe travel during pregnancy

‘Tis the season to book a relaxing vacation or maybe a long weekend to visit family. If you’ve already started planning and packing, take a minute to ...
“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Zika

“Spread Prevention, Not the Infection” during Pregnancy: Zika

This year the theme of  National Birth Defects Prevention Month is Prevent to Protect. This week we will be posting a series of guest posts from Mothe ...

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 ...
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 ...
The Zika virus:  What we know and what we don’t

The Zika virus: What we know and what we don’t

We know that… Zika infection during pregnancy can be passed to your baby. It can cause a birth defect called microcephaly and other brain problem ...
The lowdown on insect repellants

The lowdown on insect repellants

Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is key in avoiding exposure to the Zika virus. Here’s what you need to know: Use an insect repellant (bug ...
How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

The most common way the Zika virus spreads is through mosquito bites. Here are important facts to know about mosquitoes and Zika: • The mosquitoes ...
Zika and mosquitoes – how to protect yourself

Zika and mosquitoes – how to protect yourself

Be sure to check out our article for everything you need to know about the Zika virus and pregnancy. Learn what it is, how it spreads, signs and s ...