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Call the midwife: Learn more about why you should consider midwifery care

November 13, 2018
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For many people, the role of a midwife might seem hazy. Midwives can be present at a birth, but what exactly do they do? Midwifery is actually a highly specialized field, and its practitioners have a specific skill set to offer women — and it’s not limited to labor and delivery.

Breastmilk basics: does diet really matter?

October 30, 2018
Certain foods, diets, medications, and more can influence breastmilk production, and every lactating mother should know what foods and drinks to avoid while breastfeeding.

Certain foods, diets, medications, and more can influence breastmilk production, and every lactating mother should know what foods and drinks to avoid while breastfeeding.

Flat head syndrome FAQ

October 09, 2018
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Many cases of plagiocephaly are benign flat spots or slight abnormalities on a baby’s head that will resolve on their own over time.

The 5 Most Common Misconceptions About Pregnancy

October 05, 2018
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As an expectant mother, you need to learn what truly is and isn’t safe for you and your developing baby, based on the best available medical evidence.

New car seat recommendations for kids

September 28, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new information and recommendations on car seats for young children. In an updated policy statement, entitled “Child Passenger Safety,” the AAP recommends children remain rear-facing as long as possible – until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their specific seat.

Breast pumping tips for traveling moms

September 27, 2018
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Although pumping can be done in the privacy of your own home, you may find yourself in situations where you’ll need to pump on the go, especially while traveling.

Having problems with breastfeeding? Here are some ways to make it better

August 29, 2018

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If you're not comfortable nursing, you're not alone, so take advantage of the many services out there that can improve the experience for you and your baby.

During pregnancy, get by with a little help from your friends

July 11, 2018
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There’s the old saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” For some people, it also takes a village to have a child. That community-based philosophy is at the heart of CenteringPregnancy, a group prenatal care program.

Ask a midwife: What pregnant women should know about CMV

June 08, 2018
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Simple precautions can help those at risk prevent contracting the virus.

Ask a midwife: Could preeclampsia affect your pregnancy?

May 16, 2018
Could preeclampsia affect your pregnancy?

If you’re a woman who’s expecting or trying to conceive, you’ve probably heard of the term preeclampsia. But do you know what it means, and how it could potentially affect you if you develop this condition?

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