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Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Many people experience emotional or mental health problems, like depression or stress. In fact, about 1 in 7 pregnant people experience postpartu ...
Support during and after pregnancy may be very different now

Support during and after pregnancy may be very different now

The last 18 months have been life changing for everyone around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so much of our daily lives, includin ...
Learn more about sickle cell disease and how it may affect your baby

Learn more about sickle cell disease and how it may affect your baby

Sickle cell disease is a condition in which the red blood cells in your body are stiff and shaped like a letter C. Red blood cells need to be rou ...
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. During this time, we celebrate the culture, achievements and contributions ...
Fewer toxins, healthier babies

Fewer toxins, healthier babies

by Kyra Naumoff Shields, PhD How can chemicals in the environment harm your baby’s developing brain? Most of us aren’t aware that in the U. ...
Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Let’s celebrate the nurses in the NICU

Neonatal Nurses Week (also known as NICU Nurses Week) is the perfect time to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the nurses who take care o ...
Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

After months of anticipation, just the thought of losing your baby is heartbreaking. But, sadly, it can happen. Each September, March of Dimes ...
Screenings can detect health conditions in your baby when they are most treatable

Screenings can detect health conditions in your baby when they are most treatable

Your baby can be born with a health condition but not show any signs at first. Health conditions that are found early can often be treated. This ...
Viral variants: does getting the COVID-19 vaccine protect you from COVID-19 variants?

Viral variants: does getting the COVID-19 vaccine protect you from COVID-19 variants?

Vaccines help protect us from serious diseases. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can protect you and your baby from getting very sick from the virus. ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

Did you know that Black Breastfeeding Week takes place every year from August 25 to 31? This important annual observance was started to bring att ...