Tag: pregnancy and COVID-19

A New Resource: Pregnant and Working During COVID-19 and Beyond

A New Resource: Pregnant and Working During COVID-19 and Beyond

Happy Labor Day! Today we celebrate the contributions and achievements workers have made to the development of this country. Did you know tha ...
What do we know about COVID-19 in babies?

What do we know about COVID-19 in babies?

We are still learning how COVID-19 affects babies. Research shows that compared with adults, symptoms of COVID-19 are less severe in babies and c ...
What to expect during a telehealth visit

What to expect during a telehealth visit

The COVID-19 crisis may have changed how you thought your pregnancy would go, but the best thing you can do during this uncertain time is to take ...
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 ...
How to safely handle food during the coronavirus crisis

How to safely handle food during the coronavirus crisis

At this point, no evidence suggests that you can get COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) from touching or eating food. However, it’s important to take ...
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 ...
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 ...
Thinking about having a baby?

Thinking about having a baby?

Updated December 9, 2020 If you’re thinking about having a baby, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic might make you question if it’s s ...
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 ...
March of Dimes position on support during labor and delivery during COVID-19

March of Dimes position on support during labor and delivery during COVID-19

You may have seen some news reports about changes hospitals in the U.S. have made to their labor and delivery policies, in an effort to help prev ...