Author: March of Dimes

Why should men care about Zika?

Why should men care about Zika?

We have received a number of questions at [email protected] asking why men need to be concerned about Zika. The quick answer is because Zika c ...
Here’s a tool to monitor your child’s physical development

Here’s a tool to monitor your child’s physical development

From sitting to crawling to standing, there is a wide range that is considered typical development for children at a given age. Parents often see othe ...
Best Pregnancy Blog award – Yay!

Best Pregnancy Blog award – Yay!

All of us at News Moms Need try to give our readers scientifically valid information in an easy-to-understand manner. We share pregnancy and baby tips ...

CDC says: First female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection reported in NYC

Important news from the CDC today:  “The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented ca ...
The lowdown on insect repellants

The lowdown on insect repellants

Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is key in avoiding exposure to the Zika virus. Here’s what you need to know: Use an insect repellant (bug ...
Speak up — Tell Congress no vacation until they pass Zika funding!

Speak up — Tell Congress no vacation until they pass Zika funding!

Today, we welcome guest blogger Cynthia Pellegrini, Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Government Affairs at the March of Dimes. She has work ...
Twitter chat with the White House & CDC about the Zika virus

Twitter chat with the White House & CDC about the Zika virus

            On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at noon EST, we will chat about the Zika virus with Amy P ...
How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

How mosquitoes spread the Zika virus

The most common way the Zika virus spreads is through mosquito bites. Here are important facts to know about mosquitoes and Zika: • The mosquitoes ...
Summer travel with baby

Summer travel with baby

The warmer weather is here, which is a great time to plan a trip with the family. If you have a little one though, you need to plan ahead before hitti ...
Our National Ambassador meets Pres. Obama at the White House – visit highlights Zika

Our National Ambassador meets Pres. Obama at the White House – visit highlights Zika

March of Dimes National Ambassador Ismael Torres-Castrodad and his mother Isamari Castrodad, along with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Edward McCabe and Ke ...