National Birth Defects Awareness Month

January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month. This is a time to raise awareness about birth defects and highlight efforts to improve the health of people living with these conditions […]

Maternal Health Awareness Day

ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) observes Maternal Health Awareness Day on January 23 to help more people learn about the urgency of the country's maternal mortality crisis and how we can work together to reverse its course.

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month,  is a worldwide observance to promote awareness of infections transmitted from mother to baby. Prenatal infections include bacterial or viral illnesses that can be passed […]

Turner Syndrome Awareness Month

Turner syndrome (TS) is a chromosomal condition that usually describes girls and women with common features, physical traits, and medical conditions caused by the complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome. TS was first described in the United States in 1938 by Dr. Henry Turner. New information about TS is revealed as research and […]

Pregnancy After Awareness Month

Pregnancy After Loss Support is dedicated to ensuring that every mom and her partner who is experiencing pregnancy after loss is able to find support and connection among both peers […]

Child Abuse Awareness Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and supports […]

Say Their Name Day

On 25 March each year, Sands invites the community to support our ‘Say Their Name Day’, a national day of recognition, remembrance and connection that helps to reduce the stigma […]

Black Maternal Health Week

BMHW is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to: Deepen the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US; Amplify community-driven policy, research, and care solutions; […]

National Infertility Awareness Week

Let’s use NIAW to raise our voices, talk about the issues facing this community and make sure we continue to support those most in need. Anyone can be challenged to […]