Pregnancy & Birth

Mysterious Preeclampsia

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Beloved Downton Abbey character Sybil Crawley died in childbirth. Her long-time family doctor (Dr. Clarkson) insisted that Sybil was “preeclamptic” and needed an emergency C-section. Fancy city doctor Sir Phillip — whom the Crawleys had brought in to help provide “the best of care” — insisted Sybil was fine.   The baby was born, but… Read more »

New Dads Need Support Too!

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Not long after my wife, Kat, and I brought our first child — Eva — home seven years ago, I was wracked with guilt because I felt there was only so much I could do to help out in those first few weeks of Eva’s life.   I was anxious because I don’t like to… Read more »

Delivery Room Trends

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In the past five years, I’ve given birth to three beautiful boys and each labor was unique and memorable. From back labor with an epidural to induction with a birth ball and no meds, I am proud of each experience, as they resulted in amazing new life being brought into this world. Also within the… Read more »

Baby Bits

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Because lots of little things go into the biggest joy in life!   OHIO SECOND STATE TO LAUNCH BABY BOX UNIVERSITY The state of Ohio and The Baby Box Co., an organization aimed at improving family health and reducing SIDS, have teamed up to launch a program for expecting parents to receive a free Baby… Read more »

What’s Up With Baby’s Spit-Up?

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New parents see it all the time – Baby’s been fed and then he spits up what looks like half of the food he just ate.    Spitting up, or gastroesophageal reflux, is a normal digestive process in infants. Some babies swallow a lot of air when feeding, which causes them to burp and some… Read more »

Baby Bits

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Info new parents should know from infant swim lessons, doulas, breastfeeding support. Plus, fun gear for on-the-go families.

Maternity Wear

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You’re pregnant belly is starting to show and your clothes are becoming a little more snug. Here are some tips and tricks for your expanding size.

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