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Childbirth

Rise of the techie toddler

You might be tempted to give your little one unfettered access to electronics—but pediatricians say that might be a mistake.

‘This is very comforting’

With COVID-19 concerns swirling, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities' no-contact supply delivery program helps families in need.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Tips from experts

Childbirth experts offer advice and guidance for moms-to-be preparing to give birth during the pandemic.

Patient Story

Through the looking glass

The Vanden Berg family found a way around COVID-19 restrictions to share their newborn son with his siblings—holding him up to a hospital window while his sisters waved and blew kisses from the lawn below.

A blanket for bath time

Newborn swaddle baths haven't been popularized just yet—but that could change, given the vast advantages over traditional methods.

Mom’s makeup could affect child’s weight

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should opt for paraben-free makeup and personal care products.

Miscarriage trauma could trigger PTSD

More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.

Patient Story

‘You need to stay happy’

For Hope Gonyon, a 9-year-old who has spina bifida, surgery gives a boost in independence.

Expecting? 10 tips to manage the merrymaking

Pregnancy adds a whole new dimension to hectic holiday schedules—but there are plenty of ways to keep life in check.

Patient Story

Double the love

Best friends have babies the same morning in the same hospital.

Epidurals—the upsides and downsides

It's often one of the most effective ways to manage pain during labor—but is it the best option for you?

Study: Twins are becoming rarer

After a decades-long rise, twin births are now in decline.

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