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labor and delivery

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.

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.

New baby, new roles

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

Building the baby-safe world

You won't get it perfect, but there is much you can do to improve child safety at home and on the road.

Another option for pregnancy pain?

Acupressure can target key pressure points to alleviate nausea and labor and delivery pains.

Astounding facts about breast milk

Advancements in biotech have led to the development of lab-grown breast milk—but it can't quite replicate the natural source.

Patient Story

First baby of 2020: ‘She’s perfect’

Dad hopes little Kendra Rose reaches for the stars.

Bath time for new babies

There's no ironclad rule on when to bathe your newborn for the first time, but your little one might benefit if you wait at least half a day after delivery.

Loosening up the timetable

Have your baby your way, without feeling rushed in labor and delivery.

Counting on TENS

Labor pain relief comes in many forms, but the handy little TENS unit is a non-pharmacological approach with no known side effects.

Patient Story

One family, two miracles

As a new baby makes his way into the world, his great-great-grandfather fights to survive a major heart attack.

Patient Story

Sibling ties, or happenstance?

Sisters Marrea Cantillo and Liboria Mulero saw fate intervene in the births of their firstborn children. They delivered mere hours apart in the same hospital.