Category: March of Dimes

March of Dimes 2020 Report: Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the U.S.

March of Dimes 2020 Report: Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the U.S.

Getting quality maternity care can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Unfortunately, not every woman in the U.S. gets good mat ...
Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

On Tuesday, June 11th March of Dimes hosted a Facebook Live event where panelists discussed systemic racism and the need for equity in maternal a ...
Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Health disparities have existed for a very long time in this country, and unfortunately still do. Health disparities means different groups of pe ...
March for Babies 2020

March for Babies 2020

Each year, thousands of moms and babies deal with complications from pregnancy and premature birth. More than 380,000 babies are born prematurely ...
March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

We have very exciting news! March of Dimes has received several awards and recognitions from the 2019 Digital Health Awards competition! The Digi ...
NICU Family Support® Program

NICU Family Support® Program

Parents have very mixed feelings when their baby is in the newborn intensive care unit (also called NICU). They may be happy to welcome their baby, bu ...
Maternal health and Black History Month

Maternal health and Black History Month

February is Black History Month in the United States. It’s a time when we honor the amazing contributions African-Americans have made to this country, ...
March of Dimes recommends better tracking of NAS in all states

March of Dimes recommends better tracking of NAS in all states

Body shakes, seizures, excessive crying, breathing problems, fever and other serious symptoms describe a baby born with neonatal abstinence syndro ...
Researchers identify a new form of muscular dystrophy

Researchers identify a new form of muscular dystrophy

Researchers, funded in part by the March of Dimes, have identified a genetic mutation which causes a new form of muscular dystrophy (MD). This part ...
New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

Why do some women give birth early and others don’t? March of Dimes researchers are trying to find the answer to this question. A new study has reveal ...