Tag: COVID-19

What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

What you need to know about booster shots and an extra dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccines keep us healthy by protecting us from certain diseases, including COVID-19. Medical experts and scientists have been researching if peop ...
Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health

Many people experience emotional or mental health problems, like depression or stress. In fact, about 1 in 7 pregnant people experience postpartu ...
Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

Understanding the impact of health disparities on infant mortality

After months of anticipation, just the thought of losing your baby is heartbreaking. But, sadly, it can happen. Each September, March of Dimes ...
Viral variants: does getting the COVID-19 vaccine protect you from COVID-19 variants?

Viral variants: does getting the COVID-19 vaccine protect you from COVID-19 variants?

Vaccines help protect us from serious diseases. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can protect you and your baby from getting very sick from the virus. ...
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 ...