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

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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:

  • Starting a family
  • Having a healthy pregnancy
  • Pregnancy complication and risks
  • Newborn health
  • Preterm labor and premature birth
  • Birth defects
  • Having a baby in the NICU (newborn intensive care unit)
  • Pregnancy and infant loss