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.
It took a team of specialists to deliver Willow safely. At 4 days, she underwent surgery. Through everything, her parents see God’s blessings.
Most women give birth lying on their back, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the same.
Stay hydrated and keep protein and carbs top of mind.
A third-time mother trusts her care team when things get scary in the delivery room.
Gravity and birth balls go a long way in shortening a tough process.
Medical teams from two hospitals work through the night to save the lives of a mother and her newborn child.
A longtime OB-GYN has built a legacy that spans generations for families in West Michigan and beyond.
Little Kaleb Rietema is full of surprises. It began on day 1, when he defied the best-laid plans for his birth.
Exercise, affirmations and other smart approaches can get you ready—and excited—for baby's delivery day.
Certified nurse midwives can add a whole new dimension of care and quality to your birth plan.
Flu season is upon us. Now is the time to protect yourself and your loved ones—and the little one on the way.
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