Pregnancy and Newborn Health Education Center: "On the Web" to Answer Your Questions Anytime

March of Dimes
Thursday, 28 August 2003

March of Dimes and Motherhood Maternity Partner in September to Celebrate Healthy Pregnancies

As universal as weight gain and "morning sickness," all pregnancies come with questions. The March of Dimes has the answers... from "what should I do about my allergy medicine" to "tell me how ultra-sounds work." Here are the top five questions pregnant women ask when they email the Pregnancy and Newborn Health Education Center at the March of Dimes:

  • How much weight should I gain?

  • Which food and drinks should I avoid?

  • Can I continue to take over-the-counter medications?

  • Is exercise safe while I'm pregnant?

  • What can I do about morning sickness?

To find the answers to these and more questions about pregnancy - visit the Pregnancy and Newborn Health Education CenterSM on for information on topics ranging from preconception care and folic acid or pregnancy and nutrition to prenatal testing, exercise, and pregnancy complications. Questions can be addressed to

In September, Motherhood Maternity and Motherhood Outlet stores will accept donations of $1 to $5 to celebrate healthy pregnancies. Customers making a donation will receive a free copy of the March of Dimes "How Your Baby Grows" brochure, as well as a "Welcome to Pregnancy" card with more information about the Pregnancy and Newborn Health Education CenterSM.

For more information, or to contact March of Dimes, see their website at:

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