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News Moms Need · 1d ago

Cooking out this weekend?

Memorial Day weekend is prime time for cookouts and family gatherings. And there’s one activity that can always bring people together – eating! Whether you’re hosting or preparing a side dis...
News Moms Need · 2d ago

Neonatal abstinence syndrome

“The March of Dimes has made it a priority to help and support women and infants affected by opioid use and other substance use disorders,” says Stacey D. Stewart, president of the March of ...
News Moms Need · 6d ago

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

We receive a number of questions about the effects of stress and depression on pregnancy. Here is some information that can help you better understand these conditions, how they can affect y...
News Moms Need · 1w ago

Repeat lead tests are advised for certain children, pregnant women and breastfeeding moms

Today, the FDA and CDC issued a notice that some lead tests done by Magellan Diagnostics may be incorrect. The FDA says “certain lead tests manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics may provide i...
News Moms Need · 1W ago

Need a few ways to get to a healthier you? We’ve got them!

This week is National Women’s Health Week. Join our Twitter chat tomorrow from 12 – 1pm EST, to learn about ways to feel good and be your best self. Use #MCHChat to join the conversation! In...
News Moms Need · 1W ago

Sharing Mommy Moments for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday. Let’s take some time to share special moments and memories. What are some meaningful memories you have of your mother? Are you a mom? What are some of ...
News Moms Need · 2W ago

Thank you to all nurses!

If your baby was in the NICU, you most likely spent a great deal of time with her team of nurses. Likewise, if you had a difficult pregnancy, a nurse was probably by your side assisting you ...
News Moms Need · 2W ago

Prevent syphilis in your baby

Congenital syphilis (present at birth) can cause serious lifelong health conditions, or even death, for a baby. Unfortunately, the number of congenital syphilis cases in the United States in...
News Moms Need · 2W ago

What is tetralogy of Fallot?

You have probably heard about Jimmy Kimmel’s baby, Billy, being born with a critical congenital heart defect called tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Fortunately, Billy received lifesaving heart su...
News Moms Need · 3W ago

Headache? Nausea? Could be more serious then you thought

We receive many questions from expectant moms who are experiencing symptoms such as headaches or swelling. They worry it might be something serious, like preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a kind...