Pregnancy & Childbirth

A growing family represents one of the most exciting stages of life. It is also a time that is critical for both mother and developing baby. Learn more about our Family Birthplace, education classes, maternal-fetal specialists and baby-friendly experts.

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Giant hope for Junior

A mother's instinct, a top-notch medical team and music therapists guide a little boy through neurological troubles.

Top fitness tips for moms-to-be

Many fitness activities offer tremendous benefits—but it's also important to know which ones to avoid when you're pregnant.

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‘Every day is a gift’

The tiniest NICU babies dress up.

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Facing down the fear

For a new Michigan mom, recovery from a bout of back pain meant physical therapy—and a new mindset.

Myth-busting midwifery

Get the facts behind these top 5 misconceptions about midwives.

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‘So much at stake’

Swift stroke treatment led to the best possible outcome for an expectant mom and her baby.

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One tough Gus

With a long journey through the NICU behind him, a Michigan toddler has become an inspiration.

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When baby means back pain

Motherhood delivers plenty of rewards—but also its share of rigors. That's when physical therapy can help.

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‘Pure joy and celebration’

Eight-month-old Axle enjoys a special luau in the NICU prior to going home after a lengthy hospital stay.

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Finding answers and hope

Genetic testing helps the family of a Michigan boy dig deeper into his unique health challenges.

What’s a dad-to-be to do?

When mom is pregnant and readying for labor, there's plenty that partners can do to help lighten the load.

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‘You’d never know’

After little Evelyn Brummel underwent coronary bypass surgery, “It’s amazing how fast she has bounced back.”