Tag: preconception health

Getting ready for another baby

Getting ready for another baby

Due to the current pandemic, some women may be thinking about postponing having another baby for a later time. But for others, that's not the cas ...
Thinking about having a baby?

Thinking about having a baby?

If you’re thinking about having a baby, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic may have created questions about when it’s safe to become ...
March of Dimes launches new campaign: It Starts With Mom

March of Dimes launches new campaign: It Starts With Mom

The month of May is full of important observances, many related to women and women’s health. For example, Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week r ...
International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

March 8th is International Women’s Day. It’s a time to shine a light on the important roles of women in our society, their amazing contributions ...
Heart disease and pregnancy-related deaths

Heart disease and pregnancy-related deaths

Your heart during pregnancy During pregnancy, your heart has a lot more work to do than before. Your heart has to beat faster and pump mor ...
Can a thyroid condition during pregnancy affect my baby?

Can a thyroid condition during pregnancy affect my baby?

The thyroid is a tiny, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. The thyroid makes hormones that help your body work. If it makes too little or too mu ...
Healthy weight before pregnancy is good for you and good for your baby

Healthy weight before pregnancy is good for you and good for your baby

If you’re planning on getting pregnant and one of your goals for the New Year is to get to a healthy weight, then you’re on the right track. Your ...
Preventing premature birth: a focus on mom’s health

Preventing premature birth: a focus on mom’s health

It's estimated that more than half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. This means that lots of women may get pregnant but their bod ...
Pregnancy loss: Will it happen again?

Pregnancy loss: Will it happen again?

The loss of a pregnancy or a baby is a very difficult experience. Whether you had a miscarriage, stillbirth or your baby died soon after birth, it’s ...
Heart health for pregnancy

Heart health for pregnancy

Heart health is important for all of us, but it’s especially important if you’re pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant. During pregnancy, yo ...