Tag: COVID-19

Stress less during Men’s Health Week and beyond

Stress less during Men’s Health Week and beyond

Each year, International Men’s Health Week is celebrated in mid-June. This year, it’s from June 14-20. The goal is to increase awareness about me ...
Preeclampsia Awareness Month 2021

Preeclampsia Awareness Month 2021

May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month, an important observance that sheds light on a very serious health problem that affects many pregnancies in t ...
FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

FAQs COVID-19 Vaccine: What to expect when you get the vaccine

We all have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s good to get answers to make an informed decision. See part 1 of this blog post. How man ...
Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

Can Having a Fever While Pregnant Hurt My Baby?

The average body temperature is usually around 98.6 F (37 C). A fever happens when your body reaches a higher temperature than the normal range. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Holiday food safety when you’re pregnant

Holiday food safety when you’re pregnant

Sometimes people try new or different foods during the holidays or taste things as they prepare a recipe. But not every food is safe to eat durin ...
New recommendations about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic

New recommendations about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic

The fall and winter holidays are popular times to travel. However, traveling can increase your chance of getting and spreading the coronavirus di ...
Protect your baby from viruses like COVID-19, RSV and the flu

Protect your baby from viruses like COVID-19, RSV and the flu

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve now entered the time of year when other respiratory viruses are more common, too. Influenza ( ...
COVID-19 and preterm birth: What do we know?

COVID-19 and preterm birth: What do we know?

More research is needed on how COVID-19 affects pregnant people. But pregnant people have a higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19 compared ...