Thanks to outdated standards for ultrasound evaluations, up to 15 percent of multicultural mothers are misjudged as carrying fetuses that are too small. The miscalculation frequently leads to countless women of color being subjected to unnecessary testing and procedures during their otherwise healthy pregnancies.
Birth control, the means by which one uses contraception and fertility control to prevent pregnancy and manage family planning, is essential to a woman's economic security. That said, institutional, language, cultural and payment barriers can act as a challenge, perpetuating a belief that one lacks ownership over one's own wealth and body.
"¡Bienvenidos a nacersano y a la familia de March of Dimes!" are some of the welcoming words one might find when encountering the spank brand new, re-launched Spanish-language March of Dimes website; a site that's geared toward providing valuable, life-saving information to Latina mothers and would-be mother who're concerned about loss due to premature labor or birth defects.
In support of the Affordable Care and the belief that all families should have access to affordable health care, the March of Dimes believes that ACA's involvement in the lives of Latinos will be vital when helping families to avoid birth defects and prematurity, because they will gain information and access to physicians early on in their pregnancy. The March of Dimes Spanish-language site also want to ensure that Latinas have everything that they need when they are pregnant.
Director Brian Singer has just confirmed that Halle Berry will be appearing in the upcoming film "X-Men: Days of Future Past" as weather-manipulating mutant Storm. The amount of screen time Berry will be enjoying has yet to be determined but reports have revealed she will have an integral role and shocking revelation in the movie.
Congratulations are in order for Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green who have just welcomed their second child together. Born on February 13, this is the couple's second son together, their eldest being Noah aged 1.