Category Archives : Family

What to Expect: Recovering After Vaginal Delivery

Regardless of whether you deliver vaginally or by Caesarean section, all mothers will experience certain symptoms as they recover from giving birth. You’ve worked hard to give birth to your baby. Now your body needs a bit of time to heal. If you’re a new mom, you might be wondering about the changes you and […]

The Basics: Labor Induction (Part 2)

Labor induction is the use of medications or other methods to bring on (induce) labor. Labor is induced for many reasons. Some of the methods used to induce labor also can speed up labor if it is going too slowly. Labor is induced in about 20% of pregnant women in the United States. If you […]

The Basics: Labor Induction (Part 1)

Labor induction is the use of medications or other methods to bring on (induce) labor. Labor is induced for many reasons. Some of the methods used to induce labor also can speed up labor if it is going too slowly. Labor is induced in about 20% of pregnant women in the United States. Stages of […]

If Your Baby is Breech: The Best Option for You

Before birth, most babies move into a head-down position in the uterus, though some do not. When the buttocks, feet or both are in place to come out first during birth it is called breech presentation. If your baby is in the breech presentation when your due date is near, you should know what to […]

Having Twins: What You Need to Know (Part 2)

If you are expecting twins and don’t know what to expect, you are not alone. Many women pregnant with twins have no idea what to expect, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn. No two pregnancies are the same, however,  here is more information to help you understand a few key things when you’re expecting twins. […]

20 Activities To Do With Your Family – Parenting Magazine

May is National Family Month and National Bike Month. It made us start thinking: what are some great activities for a family to do together, especially with the weather (fingers crossed) warming up from this unusually cold spring. Here’s a great article from Parenting Magazine.  20 Activities To Do With Your Family Make the most of your […]