Author: Juviza Rodriguez

Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Minority Mental Health is observed each year in July. It’s a time when we bring attention to the mental health issues affecting racial and ethnic ...
Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

On Tuesday, June 11th March of Dimes hosted a Facebook Live event where panelists discussed systemic racism and the need for equity in maternal a ...
Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Health disparities have existed for a very long time in this country, and unfortunately still do. Health disparities means different groups of pe ...
Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020

Throughout the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month in the United States. It’s a time to honor the wonderful contributions made by ...
Holiday season and the NICU

Holiday season and the NICU

The holiday season is a time full of cheer for many families, but if your baby is currently in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU) it ...
March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

We have very exciting news! March of Dimes has received several awards and recognitions from the 2019 Digital Health Awards competition! The Digi ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2019

Black Breastfeeding Week 2019

If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook you may have noticed that we’ve been sharing some important messages about breastfeeding as part of Natio ...
We are celebrating all dads!

We are celebrating all dads!

Becoming a dad is life-changing and a very rewarding experience. Despite the sleepless nights and hundreds of diaper changes, there are great mome ...
National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. Each year many organizations come together to help raise awareness about the health status of racial and ...
Can low dose aspirin reduce the risk of preeclampsia?

Can low dose aspirin reduce the risk of preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia, a kind of high blood pressure, is a serious health condition that can affect women after the 20th week of pregnancy or after giving ...