Patient Story

Aurora’s whirlwind start

A little fighter beats all the odds to overcome congenital heart disease shortly after her birth.

Patient Story

‘I would never go anywhere else’

A distance of 150 miles couldn't separate one expectant mom from regular appointments with the midwife who guided her through four pregnancies.

That feel-good ingredient

Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.

Don’t let King Louis dictate your delivery

History tells us that some labor and delivery practices arose from whimsy—which means you should often do what feels natural and comfortable to you.

Zero in on childhood dangers

Learn why safety at home is a state of mind.

Patient Story

‘The loss of that baby will always be with me’

A young family and a midwife bond through life and loss.

Patient Story

‘We are very grateful’

A first-time mom donates her baby’s umbilical cord blood in hopes of saving a stranger’s life.

Patient Story

Protecting our smallest passengers

Specially designed car seats keep preemies and tiny infants safe.

Patient Story

‘Full of beauty’

It took a team of specialists to deliver Willow safely. At 4 days, she underwent surgery. Through everything, her parents see God’s blessings.

Top 5 delivery positions

Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.

Patient Story

Your top stories of 2018

From miracles to mysteries, you loved these best of the best Health Beat stories.

Patient Story

Sweet babies, sweet names

Four newcomers crack the top-10 baby name lists this year.

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