Moms, how long did you pump? What helped you keep up with it, or forced you to stop earlier than you wanted to?
Today we build on the 80 year legacy started by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This President’s Day, we celebrate his vision to bring together people and science, and we are proud to continue his commitment to children and families. Because now, more than ever, moms and babies need a champion.
We're proud to help bring support and comfort to families in the NICU. If you are/were a NICU parent, what simple acts of kindness made a big impact on you during your journey?
In this country black women have maternal death rates over three times higher than women of other ethnicities. With your support, we’re working to level the playing field so that all moms and babies are healthy.
In this country, 1 in 10 babies is born prematurely each year. We’re proud to connect moms and dads and provide a safe and comforting online community at Share Your Story. share.marchofdimes.org
With your support, we fund scientific research to improve the health of moms and babies. In spite of many advances in treatment, heart defects remain the leading cause of birth defect-related infant deaths. Today's March of Dimes grantees are pursuing a variety of approaches aimed at preventing heart defects and improving their treatment. #CHDawareness
For months, you didn't give up. You emailed and called and Congress finally listened! On Friday, Congress added another four years of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which means that the program is now funded for 10 years, the longest extension in its history. You were willing to speak out, and families are going to be healthier thanks to you. You're our hero!
While it's pretty difficult to eradicate germs when it comes to toddlers or kids, there are several things you can do to protect your baby from catching the flu from an older sibling.
Exciting news! When you register for March for Babies and raise $100 before February 28, we'll send you a March of Dimes frame magnet as a token of our thanks. Perfect for a team photo! Veteran walkers, post a photo of a past event to inspire our newest participants! http://po.st/MFB18FB2