Category: Pregnancy

Know when to seek medical care during pregnancy and after giving birth

Know when to seek medical care during pregnancy and after giving birth

You may be uncomfortable at times during pregnancy. Discomforts like mild back ache and feeling really tired are common and shouldn’t make you wo ...
FAQ’s: Coronavirus and pregnancy

FAQ’s: Coronavirus and pregnancy

Dr. Rahul Gupta, March of Dimes Chief Medical and Health Officer, gave answers to frequently asked questions pregnant women may have about pregna ...
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can harm your baby

Pregnancy will change your life in many ways. For example, when you become pregnant, what you drink, eat and breathe may change because certain t ...
Can a thyroid condition during pregnancy affect my baby?

Can a thyroid condition during pregnancy affect my baby?

The thyroid is a tiny, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. The thyroid makes hormones that help your body work. If it makes too little or too mu ...
The truth about marijuana and pregnancy

The truth about marijuana and pregnancy

Marijuana is a hot topic in news across the nation these days. In some states, it’s legal to use marijuana. In other states, it’s illegal. And in ...
Colds and pregnancy

Colds and pregnancy

You know the symptoms—a runny nose, sore throat, stuffy head, coughing, and congestion. Catching a cold while you are pregnant won’t hurt you or you ...
Safe travel during pregnancy

Safe travel during pregnancy

‘Tis the season to book a relaxing vacation or maybe a long weekend to visit family. If you’ve already started planning and packing, take a minute ...
National Influenza Vaccination Week 2019

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2019

National Influenza Vaccination Week, which is observed this year from December 1-7, is a time when health organizations come together to remind ev ...
Can medications that you take during pregnancy affect your baby?

Can medications that you take during pregnancy affect your baby?

Pregnancy can be an exciting time. However, this time can also make you feel uneasy if you are not sure how your medicines will affect your baby. Even ...
Protect yourself and your child from flu

Protect yourself and your child from flu

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) There are a lot of ways that you can keep yourself and your developing baby healthy dur ...