March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/24/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
This little fighter is going to celebrate his first birthday this weekend! After being born 3 months too soon and enduring heart surgery and a tracheotomy, Dion is beating the odds. Join us in wishing him a happy birthday. #NICUtoNow
This little fighter is going to celebrate his first birthday this weekend
Teresa Powell
Kirsty Le Couilliard
Jamie Kimsey
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Sometimes, babies leaving the NICU still need special medical equipment at home. Did you bring your baby home with oxygen or monitors? What advice would you give to other parents going through this now?
Sometimes babies leaving the NICU still need special medical equipment at home

Medical equipment at home after the NICU

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Silver Pyanov
Natalie Shepherd
Angela Zellars
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
yesterday at 19:00. Facebook
Feeling stress during pregnancy is very common. But when does it increase your risk of premature birth?
Feeling stress during pregnancy is very common But when does it increase

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

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Carina L Correa
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
yesterday at 14:00. Facebook
Ferring Pharmaceuticals commits $10 million to expand March of Dimes prematurity research, both at home and abroad: [ Po.st Link ]
Ferring Pharmaceuticals commits 10 million to expand March of Dimes prematurity research

Contribution also will fund development of a new Prematurity Research Center in Europe

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March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/22/2017 at 22:45. Facebook
If you had preeclampsia in the past, there are things you can do now to reduce your future risk: [ Po.st Link ] #WorldPreeclampsiaDay
If you had preeclampsia in the past there are things you can

Life-long effects of preeclampsia for mom and baby

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Catie Salvaggi
Nicole Bargiel
Catie Salvaggi
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/22/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
When Ashley gave birth 9 weeks early, she didn't get to see her daughter Presley before she was whisked away by doctors. A nurse quickly snapped a photo so Ashley could see her daughter for the first time. This isn't the first meeting that any mom imagines, but it was a special one for Ashley. Tell us about the first time you saw your preemie.
When Ashley gave birth 9 weeks early she didnt get to see

Photographer documents her premie's NICU journey

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Elizabeth Haro
Debora Horn
Catie MacDonald
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/22/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
During pregnancy, you can have mild preeclampsia without any symptoms, so it’s important to go to all of your prenatal care visits, even if you’re feeling fine. [ Po.st Link ] #WorldPreeclampsiaDay
During pregnancy you can have mild preeclampsia without any symptoms so its

Preeclampsia

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Marcie Pete
Ashley Halverson
Sheila Overman
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/21/2017 at 22:59. Facebook
With maternal deaths in the U.S. rising significantly since 2000, the launch of the March of Dimes Perinatal Safety Center is critical, now more than ever, to tackle key safety issues in caring for pregnant mothers and their babies. Learn more: [ Po.st Link ]
With maternal deaths in the US rising significantly since 2000 the launch

Father's heartbreaking Facebook post about fiancée's death has more talking about maternal death in the U.S.

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Cassie Thomason Brown
Brittney Porter
Melissa Napolitano
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/20/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
The March of Dimes Perinatal Safety Center is designed to identify sources of patient harm and develop evidence-based techniques and training tools that can minimize human error and close the gaps in care between pregnancy, labor, delivery, postnatal care and the transition home. [ Po.st Link ]
The March of Dimes Perinatal Safety Center is designed to identify sources

Closing the Gaps in Perinatal Care

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March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/19/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
The moment when siblings meet their new baby brother or sister is so special, especially if they’ve been waiting for him or her to come home from the NICU. Tell us about the first time your children met.
The moment when siblings meet their new baby brother or sister is

20 NICU Babies Meet Their Big Sibs for the First Time

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Christy McFarland
Crystie Rosene Voehl
Alexis M Turner
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/19/2017 at 16:45. Facebook
If you have a child age 6 or younger, or you are pregnant or breastfeeding, contact your healthcare provider to determine if a lead test should be repeated.
If you have a child age 6 or younger or you are

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

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Twila Swope
Wendy Welsted
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/19/2017 at 12:45. Facebook
We're kicking off the weekend by visiting Kmart stores across the country today. As our longest-standing partner, Kmart has been supporting healthy babies for over 34 years. So put on your best March of Dimes gear and stop by your local store today to say thanks! Be sure to share some photos using #marchofdimes and #kmart!
Were kicking off the weekend by visiting Kmart stores across the country
Allison Davis Ruggiero
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/18/2017 at 22:45. Facebook
The new March of Dimes Perinatal Safety Center in Houston, Texas will seek to improve maximizing maternal immunizations, reducing medically unnecessary deliveries before 39 weeks and making sure parents are ready for life after the hospital. [ Po.st Link ]
The new March of Dimes Perinatal Safety Center in Houston Texas will

First-ever center dedicated to safety of pregnant women, babies forming in Houston

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Samantha Hadden
Allie Campbell Moore
Nicole Orestano
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/18/2017 at 16:17. Facebook
Our annual Publix campaign comes to a close on Saturday. Don’t forget to tell your favorite associate you want to purchase a March of Dimes cutout at the register to give every baby a fighting chance!
Our annual Publix campaign comes to a close on Saturday Dont forget
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/18/2017 at 12:45. Facebook
Lauren Compton
Lisa Lewis
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/17/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Nolan and Jace spent 84 days in the NICU after their premature birth. To celebrate the anniversary their homecoming, the family goes for a "walk of joy" in the hospital - taking the same steps the parents took when bringing the boys home for the first time. Each year, they take a photo to commorate this special moment. #NICUtoNow
Nolan and Jace spent 84 days in the NICU after their premature
Melissa Abshier
Starmaine Purnell
Cherrie Taylor
March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/17/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
Zika is not over. Get tips to protect yourself and your family, and if you or your baby have been impacted, Zika Care Connect can help: [ Po.st Link ]
Zika is not over Get tips to protect yourself and your family

Zika and Pregnancy: Protecting Babies, Protecting Yourself

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March of Dimes
March of Dimes
05/17/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
Did you know that Kmart has been supporting our mission for more than 30 years? Help us say thanks by visiting your local store this Friday wearing your March of Dimes finest! A word of thanks means so much – especially from you! Take pictures and share them using #marchofdimes and #kmart.
Did you know that Kmart has been supporting our mission for more
Valery Magen Walthall
Living a healthy lifestyle isn't about just diet or exercise, it’s about your whole self. Here are some tips in honor of National Women's Health Week. [ Po.st Link ]
Living a healthy lifestyle isnt about just diet or exercise its about

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

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First-ever March of Dimes center in U.S dedicated to improving safety for pregnant women and babies announced today, in partnership with McGovern Medical School and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. We’re grateful for the grant support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Masimo Corp: [ Po.st Link ]
Firstever March of Dimes center in US dedicated to improving safety for

First center dedicated to mom and baby safety created by March of Dimes and partners

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