Tag: vaccinations

8 myths about vaccinations and why they aren’t true

8 myths about vaccinations and why they aren’t true

There was a lot of untrue information being shared about vaccinations before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now there is even more misinfor ...
Vaccines keep us healthy

Vaccines keep us healthy

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. During this time, we highlight why vaccines are so important to our health and wellbeing, and ho ...
Reducing the risk for congenital heart defects

Reducing the risk for congenital heart defects

A teratogen is something that can cause a birth defect or increase the risk of a baby having a birth defects. Certain medicines are teratogens be ...
Keeping your baby’s vaccines on track during the pandemic

Keeping your baby’s vaccines on track during the pandemic

During uncertain times like the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents may be worried about how to best protect their babies. But even during the pandem ...
Bringing your new baby home during the coronavirus pandemic

Bringing your new baby home during the coronavirus pandemic

Updated November 24, 2020 Congratulations on your new baby!  Most new parents have many questions about their newborns. These days, howev ...
Protect your premature baby with vaccines

Protect your premature baby with vaccines

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Premature babies are so tiny—you may wonder if their immune systems can handle vaccines ...
Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to highlight the benefits and importance of immunizations. Vaccines are proven to be ...
Your preconception to-do list

Your preconception to-do list

You know that staying healthy during your pregnancy is important. But did you know that having a healthy baby actually starts before you get pregnant? ...
Fever and pregnancy

Fever and pregnancy

A fever is an increase in your body temperature. It usually happens when you’re sick and is a sign that your body is fighting off an infection. The av ...
#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

#ShowYourLove by being your healthiest self

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Today’s guest post is from Suzanne Woodward, Communications Director at the National Preconception ...