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Maternal Mental Health Month 2021

Maternal Mental Health Month 2021

May is Maternal Mental Health Month and May 3rd to May 7th is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. We want to take this time to raise awareness ...
Vaccines Bring Us Closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines Bring Us Closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases. Unfortunately, for the last year, we’ve had to stay apart from loved ones and fr ...
FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

We all have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s good to get answers to make an informed decision. See part 1 of this blog post. How man ...
FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: Vaccine development and safety

FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: Vaccine development and safety

Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? We have answers! You can also see part 2 of this blog post for more answers to your questions. ...
Sexually transmitted infections can happen without symptoms

Sexually transmitted infections can happen without symptoms

Having a healthy baby starts before you get pregnant. Get a pre-pregnancy checkup to make sure that your body is healthy. During this visit, your ...
Black Maternal Health Week 2021

Black Maternal Health Week 2021

By Zsakeba Henderson, M.D., Senior Vice President and Deputy Medical Officer, Maternal & Child Health Impact It’s Black Maternal Health We ...
Alcohol, pregnancy and chestfeeding

Alcohol, pregnancy and chestfeeding

Sipping a beer, glass of wine, hard seltzer or mixed drink may seem like a fun way to relax, especially during these uncertain times. But if you’ ...
Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

The average body temperature is usually around 98.6 F (37 C). A fever happens when your body reaches a higher temperature than the normal range. ...
COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

March of Dimes’ Dr. Rahul Gupta, SVP, Chief Medical and Health Officer, Interim Chief Scientific Officer, discusses what pregnant and lactating peopl ...
Can Gestational Diabetes Lead to Type 2 Diabetes? How to Reduce Your Risk

Can Gestational Diabetes Lead to Type 2 Diabetes? How to Reduce Your Risk

If you had gestational diabetes during your last pregnancy, you might be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life. Because March 23 i ...