Tag: health disparities

March of Dimes 2020 Report: Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the U.S.

March of Dimes 2020 Report: Nowhere to Go: Maternity Care Deserts Across the U.S.

Getting quality maternity care can help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Unfortunately, not every woman in the U.S. gets good mat ...
Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

During Black Breastfeeding week, which runs from August 25th through August 31st, organizations and partners come together to raise awareness abo ...
COVID-19: Why Hispanic communities are more exposed and less protected

COVID-19: Why Hispanic communities are more exposed and less protected

How COVID-19 is affecting the Hispanic community You have probably heard that in the U.S., a higher proportion of Hispanic people are getting ...
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 ...
Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

Continuing the conversation: Systemic racism affects the health of moms and babies

On Tuesday, June 11th March of Dimes hosted a Facebook Live event where panelists discussed systemic racism and the need for equity in maternal a ...
Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Confronting hard truths: How systemic racism affects moms and babies

Health disparities have existed for a very long time in this country, and unfortunately still do. Health disparities means different groups of pe ...
COVID-19 and communities of color reveal persistent disparities

COVID-19 and communities of color reveal persistent disparities

The new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected health systems all around the world. News after news report highlights the impact this p ...
Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020

Throughout the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month in the United States. It’s a time to honor the wonderful contributions made by ...
March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

March of Dimes: 2019 Digital Health Awards winner

We have very exciting news! March of Dimes has received several awards and recognitions from the 2019 Digital Health Awards competition! The Digi ...
2019 March of Dimes Report Cards

2019 March of Dimes Report Cards

The 2019 March of Dimes Report Cards are in, and the grades aren’t good. For the fourth year in a row, more babies in this country were born too soon. ...