Category: Pregnancy

Alcohol, pregnancy and chestfeeding

Alcohol, pregnancy and chestfeeding

Sipping a beer, glass of wine, hard seltzer or mixed drink may seem like a fun way to relax, especially during these uncertain times. But if you’ ...
COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

COVID-19 Vaccines: Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

March of Dimes’ Dr. Rahul Gupta, SVP, Chief Medical and Health Officer, Interim Chief Scientific Officer, discusses what pregnant and lactating peopl ...
Getting Vaccinated While Pregnant: What You Need to Know

Getting Vaccinated While Pregnant: What You Need to Know

For many years, vaccines have protected us from serious diseases. For example thanks to vaccines, people no longer get a deadly disease called sm ...
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 ...
LGBTQ+ and pregnancy – part 1

LGBTQ+ and pregnancy – part 1

In light of Transgender Awareness Week (November 13-19), we want to bring people together and remember that respecting our differences make us st ...
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Our hearts are with those who have suffered the unimaginable pain of losing a baby. ...
September is Sickle Cell Month

September is Sickle Cell Month

Sickle cell disease (also called SCD) is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells. Inherited means it’s passed from parent to child ...
Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

If you’re pregnant, trying to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant, stay away from alcohol. Drinking alcohol at any time during pregnancy can ...
Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020

Minority Mental Health is observed each year in July. It’s a time when we bring attention to the mental health issues affecting racial and ethnic ...
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

The Fourth of July seems to be when summer barbecues abound. Grills get fired up and freezers are stocked with popsicles. It’s always great to kick ...