Tag: vaccinations

Protect your premature baby with vaccines

Protect your premature baby with vaccines

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Premature babies are so tiny—you may wonder if their immune systems can handle vaccines ...
Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to highlight the benefits and importance of immunizations. Vaccines are proven to be ...
Your preconception to-do list

Your preconception to-do list

You know that staying healthy during your pregnancy is important. But did you know that having a healthy baby actually starts before you get pregnant? ...
Fever and pregnancy

Fever and pregnancy

A fever is an increase in your body temperature. It usually happens when you’re sick and is a sign that your body is fighting off an infection. The av ...
#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Today’s guest post is from Suzanne Woodward, Communications Director at the National Preconception ...
Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

Join the blog-a-thon for NIIW

This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to talk about vaccines. Do you remember mumps? How about chicken pox? For so many chi ...
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 ...

Do adults really need vaccines?

Jennifer and Will hope to start a family later this year. Do either of them need vaccines before trying to conceive? Sophia is pregnant with her se ...