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The Link Between Family Health History and Down Syndrome

The Link Between Family Health History and Down Syndrome

If someone in your family has a child with Down syndrome, you may wonder if you will, too. Even though Down syndrome is a genetic condition, in m ...
World Birth Defects Day is March 3 – Join the Twitter chat!

World Birth Defects Day is March 3 – Join the Twitter chat!

March 3 is World Birth Defects Day, a global event to create awareness about birth defects. Birth defects can cause serious problems in a baby’s ...
Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month honors the contributions African Americans have made throughout U.S. history and on communities across the country. We take t ...
How to Handle Your Baby’s Congenital Heart Defect Diagnosis

How to Handle Your Baby’s Congenital Heart Defect Diagnosis

When you found out you were pregnant, you may have thought, “It doesn’t matter if I have a boy or a girl as long as my baby is healthy.” Learning ...
Your heart health matters before, during, and after pregnancy

Your heart health matters before, during, and after pregnancy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for women and men in the United St ...
How to avoid harmful substances during pregnancy

How to avoid harmful substances during pregnancy

For many people, the start of a new year is a great time to think about new beginnings. If one of those new beginnings is planning a pregnancy, t ...
Get chronic conditions under control before pregnancy

Get chronic conditions under control before pregnancy

Most pregnant people who have chronic health conditions have healthy pregnancies and babies. However, if you can manage your condition well, your ...
How to prevent infections for a healthy pregnancy and baby

How to prevent infections for a healthy pregnancy and baby

Now that winter has arrived, the temperatures are decreasing and the spread of germs is increasing. It’s even more important now because of the c ...
6 steps you can take to have a healthy pregnancy in 2021

6 steps you can take to have a healthy pregnancy in 2021

If you are planning to become pregnant in 2021, protecting yourself and making healthy choices are more important now more than ever as we contin ...
Vaccine safety and the new COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine safety and the new COVID-19 vaccine

We’ve reached new milestones in the fight against COVID-19: Two vaccines to protect people against the COVID-19 virus have received emergency use ...