That magical hour after a baby is born is called the golden hour—and for good reasons.
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.
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.
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.
Nurse midwives focus on empowering women through pregnancy and childbirth.
From joy and sorrow, from love and loss comes the long-awaited addition of healthy triplets.
Genesis Boss came into the world in a very rare procedure, which allowed doctors to open her blocked airway before birth.
The top 10 list of baby names includes lots of favorites from last year, and a couple of new additions.
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