TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Twenty men will gain pregnancy bellies this Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Capital Regional Medical Center to kick off the 2017 Men in Labor campaign. These bellies – complemented by their generous hearts and healthy senses of humor – will help them raise $1,000 each during their seven-week pregnancies. These funds will aid the March of Dimes’ prematurity prevention research for the health of moms and babies.» Read news article
Dr. Andrea Friall (NFLWC) and Dr. Heather Flynn (FSU) discuss maternal mental health awareness with Audra Pittman on AM Break with Anne and Audra.» Read news article
Dr. Andrea Friall gives an in-depth interview on fibroid tumors with Nicole Everett on Conversations with Nicole.» Read news article
Did you catch the interview of Dr. Vikki McKinnie on AM Break with Anne & Audra? Anne Howard chatted with Dr. McKinnie about her upcoming Girlology class on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Register for the class at www.Girlology.com» Read news article
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Live in Tallahassee! They stopped by our booth at the Tallahassee Fitness & Food Festival, held at the Turnbull Conference Center on Jan. 28. Watch the footage here!» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—Baby bumps were a common sight on the ground of Capital Regional Hospital today, but it may not be from who you’d expect.
More than eight men were recognized at a luncheon for the final day of the March of Dimes’ “Men in Labor” event.» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—This fall, men across Tallahassee have volunteered to carry some extra luggage around for a good cause.
Local men are enduring a nine-week pregnancy for the March of Dimes ‘Men in Labor’ campaign. The mission is to improve the health of mothers and babies.» Read news article
TALLAHASSEE, FL. (WTXL)—This year marks the fourth tear the “Men in Labor” campaign has been held in Tallahassee, in an effort to raise money and awareness for the March of Dimes.
In all, there are 11 men who volunteered to wear fake pregnancy bellies for nine weeks at various fundraising events.
One such event was a charity golf tournament, held Thursday morning at Southwood Golf Club.» Read news article
To avoid these problems, North Florida Women’s Care says don’t go to the Miami area if you’re pregnant, and use condoms if your partner does go to these affected areas.
North Florida Women’s Care Nurse Practitioner Kendra Marcinowski said, “If her partner has traveled or is exposed then it can be transmitted sexually, so that’s a big concern as well.”
Bug spray is another big way to prevent mosquito bites.
“DEET is safe during pregnancy, so I definitely recommend that, long pants, long shirts, trying to avoid mosquitoes in general because they do carry other diseases as well,” said Marcinowski.» Read news article
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an unprecedented travel warning and advised all pregnant women in the U.S. to be screened for Zika…. Friall, who also chairs a section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, recommends both men and women follow guidelines for Zika prevention.» Read news article
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