New year, healthier you
January is Birth Defects Prevention Month
What does birth defects prevention have to do with YOUR health and wellness. Lots; see here.
Snap a photo of your daily healthy choices. Post your photos and captions to your Twitter, Instagram, and/or Facebook accounts (must use: #ShowYourLoveToday). Be sure to tag @ShowYourLoveToday. MUST FOLLOW #ShowYourLoveToday for the incentive eligibility.
Incentives will be offered – want an Amazon Echo? You’ll also become a preconception health celebrity: Website/photo spread on ShowYourLoveToday.com, highlighted in the national PCHHC newsletter, and invited to do a “social media takeover” to feature themselves on our and our partners’ social channels.
Support the CDC National Birth Defects Prevention network Thunderclap. They also created some other materials for use this January HERE. If you want to sync your posts with the national conversations, here’s a look at the themes covered each month:
Week 1: “Practice Good Hygiene” (Jan 2-5)
Week 2: “Talk to Your Healthcare Provider” (Jan 8-12)
Week 3: “Get Vaccinated” (Jan 16-19)
Week 4: “Prevent Insect Bites” (Jan 22-26)
Week 5: Join our #Prevent2Protect Tweet chat on January 30th from 2-3pm ET. We’ll cover all the information and activities shared throughout the month with March of Dimes and Mother to Baby.