Sinopsis

Welcome to March of Dimes and You: Champion for Babies Podcast! Whether you are planning, expecting or raising a baby, our Q&A interviews with prominent experts in the health arena will bring to you educational and timely information on all the things want to know.

Episodios

  • Episode 17: Exercise  Pregnancy

    Episode 17: Exercise & Pregnancy

    06/02/2009

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that healthy pregnant women get at least 2 1/2 hours of aerobic exercise every week. This means that most pregnant women should try to get 30 minutes of aerobic exercise on most, if not all, days. Dr. Artal talks about these benefits of exercise during pregnancy good for you and your baby.Episode 17: Exercise & Pregnancy

  • Episode 16: Obesity, Pregnancy and the Risk to Your Baby

    Episode 16: Obesity, Pregnancy and the Risk to Your Baby

    05/01/2009

    Obesity is a problem for all Americans, but can be more serious for moms-to-be. How can they make sure they have a healthy and positive pregnancy? Dr. Dolan, Genetics consultant to the March of Dimes and associate professor Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College/ Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, will help give you the skinny on obesity, pregnancy and the risk to your baby.Episode 16: Obesity, Pregnancy and the Risk to Your Baby

  • Episode 15: Scheduling Babys Birthday

    Episode 15: Scheduling Baby's Birthday

    03/12/2008

    Every year more than 530,000 babies are born too soon. A growing number of these are delivered by C-section, some for non-medical reasons. Dr. Alan Fleischman,Senior Vice President and Medical Director of the March of Dimes, has been a pioneer in the field of bioethics emphasizing the rights of patients and responsibilities of health care professionals. Episode 15: Scheduling Baby's Birthday

  • Episode 14: Premature Birth Report Card

    Episode 14: Premature Birth Report Card

    12/11/2008

    November 12 is Prematurity Awareness Day and the March of Dimes has issued it's first state-by-state Premature Birth Report Card. Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of the March of Dimes discusses the reasons for such a report card, the alarming results and what actions the March of Dimes and you can take to help decrease preamture birth in the U.S. today.Episode 14:Premature Birth Report Card

  • Episode 12: Dee Snider Joins Bikers for Babies

    Episode 12: Dee Snider Joins Bikers for Babies

    19/09/2008

    Dee Snider, front man for the 1980s heavy metal band Twisted Sister shares his personal story of premature birth and family, how and why he became involed with the March of Dimes and his interest in motorcycles.Episode 12: Dee Snider Joins Bikers for Babies

  • Episode 11: Wonder which vaccines your child needs?

    Episode 11: Wonder which vaccines your child needs?

    10/07/2008

    Dr. Scott Berns, Associate Clincal Professor of Pediatrics at Brown Medical School and Vice President of Chapter Programs at the March of Dimes, gives his commen sense advice on a topic that all parents need to know about, "What vaccines your child needs?"Episode 11: Wonder which vaccines your child needs?

  • Episode 10: Folic Acid There is No Debate

    Episode 10: Folic Acid; There is No Debate

    04/06/2008

    Dr. Alan Fleischman, Senior Vice President and Medical Director of the March of Dimes has written extensively on fetal and newborn development with an emphasis on nutrition.In this month's episode, Dr. Fleischman talks frankly about the absolute health benefits of the B vitamin, folic acid for pregnant women and their growing babies.Episode 10: Folic Acid; There is No Debate

  • Episode 9: Baby and Safety Health

    Episode 9: Baby and Safety Health

    05/05/2008

    Dr. Urvashi Rangan, an environmental-health scientist and Consumer Reports representative,shares new information on baby products and a recently announced partnership with the March of Dimes. Episode 9: Baby & Safety Health

  • Episode 8: Teaching Your Baby To Sleep

    Episode 8: Teaching Your Baby To Sleep

    01/04/2008

    Dr. Richard Ferber, Director of the Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at the Children's Hopsital in Boston and author of the bestselling book, Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems, talks about the challenges new parents face to ensure everyone gets a good night's sleep.Teaching Your Baby to Sleep

  • Episode 7: Miscarriage: Its More Common Than You Think

    Episode 7: Miscarriage: It's More Common Than You Think

    04/03/2008

    Guest Mary Alice Williams broadcast journalist and mother of three who suffered three miscarriages discusses coping skills with bereavement counselor, Dr. Katie Capitulo.Miscarriage: It's More Common Than You Think

  • Episode 6: Black History Month: Premature Birth in the African-American Community

    Episode 6: Black History Month: Premature Birth in the African-American Community

    15/02/2008

    Dr. Wendy Wilcox, a board certified OB/GYN at Montefiore Medical Center, talks about premature birth and it's affects within the African-American community.Black History Month: Premature Birth in the African-American Community

  • Episode 5: Mom  Baby Mobile Health Centers Respond to Hurricane Katrina

    Episode 5: Mom & Baby Mobile Health Centers Respond to Hurricane Katrina

    15/02/2008

    Rosa Bustamante-Forest, Mom & Baby Mobile Health Center program director and Maria Rivas, a displaced mother from New Orleans, discuss the importance of these mobile centers.Mom & Baby Mobile Health Centers Respond to Hurricane Katrina

  • Episode 3: 9 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

    Episode 3: 9 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

    13/02/2008

    Guest, Dr. Laura Riley, OB/GYN and author of You and Your Baby: Pregnancy and You and Your Baby: Healthy Eating During Pregnancy, discusses the 9 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy.9 Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

  • Episode 2: Myth Busters on Pregnancy

    Episode 2: Myth Busters on Pregnancy

    13/02/2008

    Guest, Dr. Marion Nestle, well-known professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, discusses the basics of good nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy.Myth Busters on Pregnancy

  • Episode 1: Every Baby Has a Story

    Episode 1: Every Baby Has a Story

    13/02/2008

    Guest, Nancy O'Dell, co-anchor of NBC's Access Hollywood and March of Dimes volunteer, shares the story of her pregnancy, expectations and the joys of her newborn baby girl.Every Baby Has a Story

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