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Pregnancy & Birth

Delivery! Having a Preemie


Unexpectedly, your delivery is … NOW! Your baby will be born early, so there are plenty of things you need to know about having a preemie.

Life After a Miscarriage


If you’ve been through a pregnancy loss, you have experienced thwarted hopes and dreams. Grieving your loss takes time — different amounts of it for different women — and most importantly, you need support.

Bringing Home Baby


When it’s finally time to take your little bundle of joy home, things can get overwhelming. Here’s help. At the hospital, you can bask in the glow of your shiny, new infant. Nurses respond at the flip of a switch, to answer any and all questions, and your meal arrives on a tray. It may… Read more »

Preparedness Key to Breast-Feeding Success


We’ve all heard the statements “breastfeeding is beautiful” and “babies are born to breastfeed,” but for many new moms, breastfeeding is not beautiful but rather exhausting, emotional, frustrating and even lonely. I have breastfed three children, and not once did the angelic choir sing for me or my face glow white in the beauty of… Read more »

What’s Best About Breastfeeding


It’s convenient, economical and custom designed to protect your baby’s health! As a whole, Americans are moving toward living healthier lifestyles.  We are exercising, watching our cholesterol, consuming more herbs and making sound nutritional choices.  It makes sense that many parents are choosing to breastfeed their children. Breastfeeding provides optimum nutrition for infants for at… Read more »

Baby’s Name


Starting in 1790, the U.S. government began gathering statistical information about the American people every 10 years.  Now, in May of every year, the Social Security Administration releases the top baby names of the previous year. 

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