Tag: preeclampsia

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Your body worked hard during pregnancy, to help keep your baby healthy and safe. But your body also changes after having a baby. While some chang ...
Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia can also happen after you’ve given birth

Preeclampsia is a serious blood pressure condition that can happen after the 20th week of pregnancy or after giving birth (called postpartum pree ...
Preconception checkups: why they’re important

Preconception checkups: why they’re important

Are you planning a pregnancy or thinking of getting pregnant sometime in the future? If so, it’s never too early to get ready for a healthy pregn ...
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 ...
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 ...
High blood pressure, preeclampsia and pregnancy

High blood pressure, preeclampsia and pregnancy

High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is when the force of blood against the walls of your blood vessels is too high. If not treated, it ...
Can gestational diabetes lead to type 2 diabetes? How to reduce your risk

Can gestational diabetes lead to type 2 diabetes? How to reduce your risk

If you had gestational diabetes during your last pregnancy, you might be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life. Because March 23 i ...
Preeclampsia and COVID-19: What you need to know

Preeclampsia and COVID-19: What you need to know

Preeclampsia is a serious health condition that can happen after the 20th week of pregnancy or right after birth. Women who have preeclampsia dev ...
Heart disease and pregnancy-related deaths

Heart disease and pregnancy-related deaths

Your heart during pregnancy During pregnancy, your heart has a lot more work to do than before. Your heart has to beat faster and pump mor ...
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 ...