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What you need to know about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

What you need to know about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Go to CDC.gov/COVID-19 for the most updated information about COVID-19 What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (also called COVID-19 ...
March of Dimes position on support during labor and delivery during COVID-19

March of Dimes position on support during labor and delivery during COVID-19

You may have seen some news reports about changes hospitals in the U.S. have made to their labor and delivery policies, in an effort to help prev ...
Expecting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Expecting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Today we hosted a Facebook live event to answer your questions about being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you missed it, check it out now! ...
Coronavirus: How to cope with stress and anxiety

Coronavirus: How to cope with stress and anxiety

It’s hard to keep calm when we hear and see so much information about the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) flashing across our televisions and ...
FAQ’s: Coronavirus and pregnancy

FAQ’s: Coronavirus and pregnancy

Dr. Rahul Gupta, March of Dimes Chief Medical and Health Officer, gave answers to frequently asked questions pregnant women may have about pregna ...
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Pregnancy will change your life in many ways. For example, when you become pregnant, what you drink, eat and breathe may change because certain t ...
Diabetes and birth defects: Is there a connection?

Diabetes and birth defects: Is there a connection?

Diabetes is a condition in which your body has too much sugar in the blood (called blood sugar or glucose). Preexisting diabetes (also called ...
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 ...
World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day

About 8 million babies around the world are born with a serious birth defect every year. In the United States, it’s about 1 in 33 babies. Birth d ...