Author: March of Dimes

Becoming a Dad

Becoming a Dad

Pregnancy brings many changes—but they don’t only happen for the birthing parent. Those who identify as dads have an important role before, durin ...
Never Heard of CMV? You’re Not Alone

Never Heard of CMV? You’re Not Alone

Cytomegalovirus (also called CMV) is a common virus that infects people of all ages. In fact, more than half of adults in the United States becom ...
It’s never too late to quit smoking

It’s never too late to quit smoking

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day! This annual celebration raises awareness about the dangers of tobacco use. Tobacco leaves are used to make produc ...
Preeclampsia Awareness Month 2021

Preeclampsia Awareness Month 2021

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month, an important observance that sheds light on a very serious health problem that affects many pregnancies in t ...
High blood pressure, preeclampsia and pregnancy

High blood pressure, preeclampsia and pregnancy

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is when the force of blood against the walls of your blood vessels is too high. If not treated, it ...
Maternal Mental Health Month 2021

Maternal Mental Health Month 2021

May is Maternal Mental Health Month and May 3rd to May 7th is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. We want to take this time to raise awareness ...
Vaccines Bring Us Closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines Bring Us Closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases. Unfortunately, for the last year, we’ve had to stay apart from loved ones and fr ...
FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

We all have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s good to get answers to make an informed decision. See part 1 of this blog post. How man ...
FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: Vaccine development and safety

FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: Vaccine development and safety

Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? We have answers! You can also see part 2 of this blog post for more answers to your questions. ...
Sexually transmitted infections can happen without symptoms

Sexually transmitted infections can happen without symptoms

Having a healthy baby starts before you get pregnant. Get a pre-pregnancy checkup to make sure that your body is healthy. During this visit, your ...