Author: March of Dimes

Zika and mosquitoes – how to protect yourself

Zika and mosquitoes – how to protect yourself

Be sure to check out our article for everything you need to know about the Zika virus and pregnancy. Learn what it is, how it spreads, signs and s ...
Where in the world is Zika?

Where in the world is Zika?

You’ve probably heard a lot about the Zika virus on the news lately; it’s hard to keep track of the facts. Here is your one-stop-shop to find out wher ...
Protect yourself from mosquitoes

Protect yourself from mosquitoes

The most common way for Zika to spread is through the bite of an infected mosquito. So the best way to protect yourself is to avoid mosquito bites. Wh ...
The Zika virus may stop brain development causing microcephaly and birth defects

The Zika virus may stop brain development causing microcephaly and birth defects

When a woman is pregnant and is infected with the Zika virus, it may cross the placenta and may stop the development of a baby’s brain. Zika infection ...
Zika and pregnancy – 3 quick facts

Zika and pregnancy – 3 quick facts

Be sure to check out our article for everythying you need to know about the Zika virus and pregnancy. Learn what it is, how it spreads, signs and ...
A message from one NICU dad to another

A message from one NICU dad to another

Special thanks to Jeff Bradbury, father of triplets born prematurely, for being our Father's Day guest blogger. To All NICU Fathers on this very s ...
A man’s preconception health matters – come chat with us to learn why

A man’s preconception health matters – come chat with us to learn why

Join the conversation on Twitter tomorrow, June 16th to learn why and how a man's preconception health is important. Use #PCHchat and join in at 1pm ...
It takes two to tango: a man’s preconception health matters

It takes two to tango: a man’s preconception health matters

Today we welcome guest blogger Sarah Verbiest, DrPH, MSW, MPH, Director, The National Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative. What is Me ...
News Moms Need and @modhealthtalk win awards!

News Moms Need and @modhealthtalk win awards!

Aw-shucks - the News Moms Need blog and @modhealthtalk Twitter handle each received a MERIT award in the 2016 Digital Health Awards competition! News ...
Transitioning from the school year to summer

Transitioning from the school year to summer

If your child has special needs, the transition from the structure of the school year to that of a summer schedule can be very difficult. Even if your ...