Archive for February 2013

Join Us In Celebrating Parents Of Preemies Day

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

At the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition and the National Premature Infant Health Coalition (NPIHC), we recognize the courage, commitment, and resilience of those whose lives have been turned upside down by premature birth.  That’s why we’re proud to support Parents of Preemies Day, a day of awareness bringing together families, neonatal ICUs, and…  read more >>

MOMS-TO-BE: What You Should Know About Cervical Length

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

by Elizabeth T. Jordan, DNSc, RNC Johns Hopkins School of Nursing   As an expectant mom, your prenatal care provider may advise you to have an ultrasound scan to measure the length of your cervix. Your cervix is where your uterus, also known as your womb, opens into the vagina. Women with a short cervix…  read more >>

Downton Abbey’s Preeclampsia Drama: Not Just Historical Fiction

Friday, February 8th, 2013

by Eleni Tsigas Executive Director, Preeclampsia Foundation Downton Abbey, the popular British historical drama set in the early twentieth century, recently caused quite a stir for fans, and for those of us passionate about preeclampsia and perinatal health. A much-loved character on the PBS show died of postpartum eclampsia, shocking and devastating more than eight…  read more >>

Text4baby is Turning Three, but It’s Really About the Number One

Friday, February 1st, 2013

In celebration of text4baby’s third birthday, we welcome guest blogger Susan Can, Director, Corporate Equity at Johnson & Johnson.  We thank our friends and Johnson & Johnson for their partnership and support of this groundbreaking program. By Susan Can, Director, Corporate Equity at Johnson & Johnson This year I am happy to wish text4baby a…  read more >>