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March of Dimes health education specialists have a master's degree in a health field, public health, health science, nutrition or genetic counseling. We're ready to answer all your questions on pregnancy and newborn health. We also have a certified lactation counselor to answer questions about breastfeeding.

Our specialists answer questions Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST. Please complete the form below, and a specialist will respond to you by email within 2 to 3 business days. We answer questions in Spanish at

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The March of Dimes is your trusted source of accurate, current information about what you can do to help you have a healthy pregnancy and reduce your risk of premature birth. Our health education specialists can answer your questions on topics like: