Tag: Zika

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 ...
Preventing infections during pregnancy

Preventing infections during pregnancy

February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention month. Here are some ways that you can try to prevent infections during pregnancy. Wash you ...
“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 ...
Prevent infections to protect your baby

Prevent infections to protect your baby

January is Birth Defects Prevention month. Birth defects affect 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States each year. This means that a baby is bo ...

Can you prevent infections during pregnancy?

There are some infections that you can get either before or during pregnancy that may cause complications for you and your baby. You can’t always prev ...

Hurricanes and Zika

Our hearts go out to all those experiencing the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes. In the days after a hurricane when there is widespread f ...

Heading on a vacation? If you’re pregnant, check our list first

Summer is here, which is a busy time for fun in the sun. If you’re like me, your summer schedule is filled up. I'm heading out on a vacation in a coup ...

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 ...