Author: March of Dimes

How stress related to COVID-19 can affect your pregnancy

How stress related to COVID-19 can affect your pregnancy

For most expectant moms, pregnancy can be an exciting time—and a slightly stressful time. Now, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating added stres ...
What if I get sick with COVID-19 during pregnancy?

What if I get sick with COVID-19 during pregnancy?

It’s recommended that all women take extra precautions to keep safe and healthy during pregnancy. But nowadays, pregnant women are taking extra p ...
Know when to seek medical care during pregnancy and after giving birth

Know when to seek medical care during pregnancy and after giving birth

You may be uncomfortable at times during pregnancy. Discomforts like mild back ache and feeling really tired are common and shouldn’t make you wo ...
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. This content was last updated on May 21, 2020. What is COVID-19? ...
Preeclampsia and COVID-19: What you need to know

Preeclampsia and COVID-19: What you need to know

Preeclampsia is a serious health condition that can happen after the 20th week of pregnancy or right after birth. Women who have preeclampsia dev ...
Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

Feeding your baby and COVID-19 concerns

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has raised many questions about many things, including how to feed your baby safely. There a ...
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 ...
COVID-19 and motherhood: What to ask your health care provider

COVID-19 and motherhood: What to ask your health care provider

The new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has changed so much for all of us. If you’re pregnant, this pandemic has most likely affected you ...
COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

COVID-19, the NICU and your baby

Hospitals and healthcare staff are taking safety measures to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. Even after parents and hospitals, take all the po ...