Your Pregnancy Matters Stories
Swaddling can be effective in soothing a fussy baby, but it can be dangerous if not done correctly. Follow these safe swaddling and sleeping guidelines.
Becoming a big brother/sister is exciting for a child, but also scary. Dr. Zink and a mom with experience share tips to help kids adjust to a new baby.
Should women wait 3 months before trying to get pregnant after miscarriage? Dr. Horsager explains why this may not be necessary.
More care is not always better care during pregnancy. Dr. Horsager discusses why it’s important to ask the Ob/Gyn “Why?”
Babies delivered by C-section miss out on exposure to important bacteria. Dr. Patel examines ways to safely help babies develop their microbiome after birth.
Planning time off work for a baby can be stressful. Dr. Horsager shares what expecting parents should know about FMLA eligibility and benefits.
There are many factors to consider and decisions to make when considering home birth. Tips for how to choose a midwife and plan for emergencies.
As home birth becomes more popular, it’s important to analyze the risks and outcomes of out-of-hospital births accurately. Dr. Santiago-Munoz explains
When choosing an Ob/Gyn, ask friends and family for recommendations, but don’t stop there. Dr. Horsager offers suggestions on what to look for in an Ob/Gyn.
When labor is not progressing, a physician may suggest using forceps or a vacuum to help baby along. Learn how these methods work and when they may be used.