That magical hour after a baby is born is called the golden hour—and for good reasons.
Silicon Valley has paired artificial intelligence with the everyday iPad to track blood loss experienced by mothers during delivery.
You might feel like you want to sleep all the time during pregnancy. It's essential to know how and when to balance out your sleep life.
The benefits of doulas, hypnotherapy and mindfulness are plain to see—even when you're royalty.
Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.
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.
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 longtime OB-GYN has built a legacy that spans generations for families in West Michigan and beyond.
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.
Anxiety and depression can afflict pregnant moms and new moms alike. Know what to watch for and when to get help.
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