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breastfeeding

Let the sunshine vitamin in

Vitamin D isn't just for winter—it can be taken year-round, especially if you're an expectant mom.

The family-friendly C-section

A cesarean section shouldn't keep mom from getting immediate skin-to-skin time with her little one.

Patient Story

‘The best decision’

Class equips Tammy Brann and Jeff Smoker for an easier start to parenthood.

The extra organ

Amid the many wonders of pregnancy, the placenta plays a uniquely indispensable role in the health of mom and baby.

It’s a new NICU, baby

For the mom who can't make it to the NICU, there are high-tech and low-tech options to connect with baby.

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

Milk on the mind

Breastfeeding is often more complex than just "latch and feed." It can help to know what to watch for and how to respond.

Patient Story

Breastfeeding woes? Time to chat—by video

A video chat with a lactation counselor helps new moms work through troubles they may be experiencing at home.

Under the lights

New moms shouldn't fret if their little one has jaundice—it's a common condition in newborns and it's easily treatable.

Helping hands

A 'House Help' list is a great way for new moms to ask friends and family for help when baby arrives.

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.