Get Postpartum Support: Introducing ‘The Motherhood Space’

The care you receive after baby comes can be just as important as the prenatal care you receive during pregnancy. But mamas are often so focused on their little ones, they forget to also take care of themselves. The weeks and months after labor and delivery can be a time of tremendous change and stress,

Who Is a Good Candidate for a VBAC?

Every pregnancy comes with a slew of choices — baby names, nursery decor, and preferences regarding labor and delivery are aplenty. But what if this is your second or third pregnancy, and you've already had a cesarean section? Contrary to popular belief, that doesn't necessarily mean that you must have a C-section — which accounts

Finding the Right Prenatal Vitamin for You

Prenatal vitamins are a key component of having a healthy pregnancy, and they should be taken daily when trying to conceive and while pregnant. A healthy diet is also important, but that can only cover so much, which is where prenatals come in — they can help fill in any nutritional gaps to ensure that

How to Protect Yourself and Your Baby from COVID-19

Whether expecting your first or your fourth child, pregnancy (and motherhood, for that matter) can be both an exciting time and fraught with stress and anxiety. You want to keep both yourself and your baby as healthy as possible, and with that natural desire comes choices and decisions that must be made. When pregnant

Struggling With Infertility? You’re Not Alone

If you and your partner are struggling to have a sweet bundle of joy, you're not alone. (Trust us.) Infertility is best described as not being able to get pregnant (or stay pregnant) despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year. In the United States, about 12% of married couples have difficulty getting

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Expectant Mama

Nourishing new life in your growing belly is a round-the-clock job that isn't for the faint of heart. From dealing with occasional-turned-frequent discomfort to certain lifestyle adjustments in order to keep baby healthy (see ya, sushi and wine!), expectant mamas deserve to be treated extra special this holiday season. So, whether she's anxiously awaiting her

Tiny Warriors: Tips for NICU Parents

Having your sweet newborn baby whisked off to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be a heart-wrenching, anxiety-ridden experience for any parent. Whether born prematurely, underweight, or with health complications, some babies wind up needing extra-special care — and parents find themselves visiting their newest arrival in the NICU instead of adjusting to life

Your Labor & Delivery Hospital Bag Checklist

While so much can feel uncertain surrounding labor & delivery (despite even the best birth plans), one thing is for sure: You definitely don't want to be frantically packing your hospital bag in between piercing labor contractions. It is suggested to have your hospital bag packed and ready to go anywhere between weeks 32 and

All Births Are Beautiful: Kristin’s Natural Birth Story

When Kristin Gaspar went in for her 38-week checkup in June, she expected nothing more than a routine visit. Little did she know, she would be giving birth to her baby girl just hours later. Upon discovering a leftover stitch from her recent cerclage removal and a dilated cervix of 4cm, Kristin was sent to

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