Category: Pregnancy

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 ...
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 ...
8 myths about vaccinations and why they aren’t true

8 myths about vaccinations and why they aren’t true

There was a lot of untrue information being shared about vaccinations before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now there is even more misinfor ...
Opioid use disorder and pregnancy

Opioid use disorder and pregnancy

Opioids are a class of drugs used to reduce pain. They affect the body’s nervous system. Opioids release chemicals in the brain that make you fee ...
Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy

Most pregnant people have nausea (having an upset stomach) during pregnancy. Sometimes the nausea is accompanied by vomiting. Although some peopl ...
Shingles exposure during pregnancy

Shingles exposure during pregnancy

Shingles is an infection that causes a painful rash on one side of the face or body. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. ...
Keep food poisoning off the menu this summer

Keep food poisoning off the menu this summer

It’s summer cookout season! You’ve probably looked forward to eating your favorite summer foods—like grilled meats, hot dogs and potato salad—all ...
Vaccines bring us closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines bring us closer: Celebrating World Immunization Week

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases. Unfortunately, for the last year, we’ve had to stay apart from loved ones and fr ...
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 ...