Tag: preconception health

World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day

November 17 is recognized around the globe as the 8th annual World Prematurity Day. Premature birth is birth that happens too soon, before 37 w ...
It’s Prematurity Awareness Month – Come chat with us!

It’s Prematurity Awareness Month – Come chat with us!

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and World Prematurity Day is on November 17. Come and chat with us on Twitter. Raise your voice and join us ...
Heart conditions and pregnancy

Heart conditions and pregnancy

It’s not surprising to hear that being healthy before pregnancy can help prevent pregnancy complications. But if you have a heart condition like heart ...
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. It’s a time for us to bring attention to the fact that, sadly, babies die during infancy. And it’s a ti ...
Get vaccinated before pregnancy

Get vaccinated before pregnancy

If you’re planning a pregnancy, make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your vaccinations. Vaccinations contain medicine that makes you immune ...
Pregnancy loss: Will it happen again?

Pregnancy loss: Will it happen again?

The loss of a pregnancy or a baby is one of the most difficult experiences. Whether you had a miscarriage, stillbirth or your baby died soon after b ...
A man’s preconception health matters – come chat with us to learn why

A man’s preconception health matters – come chat with us to learn why

Join the conversation on Twitter tomorrow, June 16th to learn why and how a man's preconception health is important. Use #PCHchat and join in at 1pm ...
It takes two to tango: a man’s preconception health matters

It takes two to tango: a man’s preconception health matters

Today we welcome guest blogger Sarah Verbiest, DrPH, MSW, MPH, Director, The National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative. What is Me ...
Getting healthy between pregnancies

Getting healthy between pregnancies

Are you getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day? Flowers, handmade cards, and breakfast in bed are all lovely gifts. But one of the most important thi ...
Thinking of getting pregnant? Get your blood pressure checked.

Thinking of getting pregnant? Get your blood pressure checked.

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Nearly one in three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. And yet, many of us do ...