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  • US preterm birthrate lowest in a decade -- lots of work ahead!

    The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births. This is a significant improvement now registering at 11.7 percent! Use our resources available here on Pregnancy.org to get you and your baby off to a healthy start!

  • Recipe: Linguine with no-cook tomato sauce

    Our recipe, "Linguine with no-cook tomato sauce" deals with plentiful garden produce painlessly. Plus, it definitely meets the busy mom criteria for getting a healthy -- and popular -- dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less.

  • Birthing choices -- what are your real options?

    As soon as you saw a positive on the pregnancy test -- or maybe before -- you began planning your baby's birth. Do you prefer a hospital, a birthing center to have your baby at home? Who will attend? A midwife, an OB/GYN, a doula? What are your options?

  • Holiday planning on a budget

    Tough economic times may have you questioning how you can pull off your holiday traditions with an already tight budget. Rather than abandon those memory makers, give them a few tweaks. You'll find them "richer" and more joy-filled than ever!

  • Help siblings be kind on World Kindness Day

    Families aren't always sunshine and roses. Sometimes they resemble hurricanes and monsoons. It doesn't have to be that way. Siblings can be kind to each other. Your job, parents, is to teach them how.

  • Lowering your risk of gestational diabetes

    With rates of gestational diabetes ranging from 2 to 10 percent of pregnancies and expected to reach 18 percent, you may be wondering what can you do to lower your risk, both before and during pregnancy.

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