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Childbirth

Patient Story

‘So much at stake’

Swift stroke treatment led to the best possible outcome for an expectant mom and her baby.

Patient Story

When baby means back pain

Motherhood delivers plenty of rewards—but also its share of rigors. That's when physical therapy can help.

What’s a dad-to-be to do?

When mom is pregnant and readying for labor, there's plenty that partners can do to help lighten the load.

Patient Story

‘A fresh start’

A baby girl arrives a few days early to claim the title of first baby of the new year at Spectrum Health.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: Tips from experts

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

Patient Story

‘The sweetest thing ever’

As a single mom of two, Lyric Green faced a staggering amount of uncertainty. She found her path forward by connecting with mentors and newfound friends.

New baby, new roles

Here are some important ways dad can help out at home with the new baby.

Patient Story

‘The most terrifying thing we have ever done’

After an extremely complicated pregnancy, Mallory Hoeve delivered a healthy baby girl.  “We know how blessed we are,” she says.

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.

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.