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c-section

Patient Story

‘I just love what I do’

A longtime OB-GYN has built a legacy that spans generations for families in West Michigan and beyond.

Patient Story

‘It’s a mystery’

Little Kaleb Rietema is full of surprises. It began on day 1, when he defied the best-laid plans for his birth.

Patient Story

Bed rest and baby love, times three

From joy and sorrow, from love and loss comes the long-awaited addition of healthy triplets.

Patient Story

The tiniest ring bearer

They wanted their preemie son at their wedding, so they wed in the chapel of the children's hospital where he has spent his first six months of life.

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

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Patient Story

‘This isn’t normal’

A mom's intuition saved her unborn baby's life.

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.

Moms, dads and doulas

Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.

Patient Story

Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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Harmonious healing

Music brought together a pediatric plastic surgery team and a little boy who needed help.