Author: March of Dimes

Do you know what CMV is?

Do you know what CMV is?

June is National Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s important to kno ...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Pregnancy

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Pregnancy

You probably know that stress and depression can affect your pregnancy, but did you know that past traumatic events can, too? Learn more about po ...
5 Steps Men Can Take to Get Healthy Before Conception

5 Steps Men Can Take to Get Healthy Before Conception

June is Men’s Health Month, but making changes to improve your health can be something you can do at any point during the year. Preconception ...
Mental health matters for moms

Mental health matters for moms

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health, people from racial and ethnic minority groups ...
High blood pressure: A risk factor for preeclampsia

High blood pressure: A risk factor for preeclampsia

According to the latest data, about 116 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure (also called hypetension). That’s nearly hal ...
Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Your body worked hard during pregnancy, to help keep your baby healthy and safe. But your body also changes after having a baby. While some chang ...
Midwifery care: Improving health outcomes for moms and babies

Midwifery care: Improving health outcomes for moms and babies

International Day of the Midwife is celebrated each year on May 5th. Below we discuss how midwifery care can help reduce maternal health disparit ...
March of Dimes is celebrating moms and putting them first!

March of Dimes is celebrating moms and putting them first!

Having a baby is all about firsts: the first smile, first tooth, first diaper change. But babies aren’t the only ones growing—new parents are als ...
Black Maternal Health Week 2022

Black Maternal Health Week 2022

We previously wrote about National Minority Health Month and the importance of highlighting the health of racial and ethnic minorities in this co ...
National Minority Health Month 2022

National Minority Health Month 2022

Each year in April dozens of organizations come together to help raise awareness about National Minority Health Month. The goal of this health ob ...