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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. During this time, we celebrate the culture, achievements and contributions ...
Fewer toxins, healthier babies

Fewer toxins, healthier babies

by Kyra Naumoff Shields, PhD How can chemicals in the environment harm your baby’s developing brain? Most of us aren’t aware that in the U. ...
Let’s Celebrate the Nurses in the NICU

Let’s Celebrate the Nurses in the NICU

Neonatal Nurses Week (also known as NICU Nurses Week) is the perfect time to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the nurses who take care o ...
Understanding the Impact of Health Disparities on Infant Mortality

Understanding the Impact of Health Disparities on Infant Mortality

After months of anticipation, just the thought of losing your baby is heartbreaking. But, sadly, it can happen. Each September, March of Dimes ...
Screenings Can Detect Health Conditions in Your Baby When They Are Most Treatable

Screenings Can Detect Health Conditions in Your Baby When They Are Most Treatable

Your baby can be born with a health condition but not show any signs at first. Health conditions that are found early can often be treated. This ...
Viral Variants: Does Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect You from COVID-19 Variants?

Viral Variants: Does Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine Protect You from COVID-19 Variants?

Vaccines help protect us from serious diseases. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can protect you and your baby from getting very sick from the virus. ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Did you know that Black Breastfeeding Week takes place every year from August 25 to 31? This important annual observance was started to bring att ...
8 Myths About Vaccinations and Why They Aren’t True

8 Myths About Vaccinations and Why They Aren’t True

There was a lot of untrue information being shared about vaccinations before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now there is even more misinfor ...
August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month

In August we commemorate National Breastfeeding Month. Breastfeeding has many benefits for you and your baby. But to be able to get those benefit ...
Vaccines Keep Us Healthy

Vaccines Keep Us Healthy

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. During this time, we highlight why vaccines are so important to our health and wellbeing, and ho ...