Archive for March 2014

Moms & Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Monday, March 24th, 2014

by Joanne Gallivan, M.S., R.D. Director, National Diabetes Education Program If you are pregnant or a new mom – congratulations! This is a very exciting time, and a time to focus on your health. If you are pregnant and have gestational diabetes, or if you had diabetes during your pregnancy, you have a greater chance…  read more >>

High-Risk Pregnancy: A Mom’s Story

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

by Michelle Maslov Forman “It’s positive!” I called my husband at work to tell him the great news. This was going to be our second child, so I thought I knew what to expect. I quickly learned that every pregnancy is different, and it is important to understand the risks associated with possible complications, even if…  read more >>

Why the First 1,000 Days Matter

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

by Lucy Sullivan Executive Director, 1,000 Days Every mother has a story about the beginnings of her child’s life.  Many of them are joyful, some are heartbreaking, but all of them are important.  And almost all of them will have at least one thing in common: the desire to give their child the absolute best…  read more >>