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postpartum

That feel-good ingredient

Alongside its central role in the biomechanics of labor and delivery, oxytocin helps strengthen the mother-baby bond.

Baby blues—or something worse?

Anxiety and depression can afflict pregnant moms and new moms alike. Know what to watch for and when to get help.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

Special post for moms headed home

Moms need to know what signs and symptoms to watch for after their baby has been delivered.

Helping hands

A 'House Help' list is a great way for new moms to ask friends and family for help when baby arrives.

Letter to a new mom

Keep these 8 things in mind as you enjoy your newfound role. (Hint: Don't try to be Superwoman.)

What does a doula do?

Dads and family are essential, but a doula's special training may bring much-needed support and expertise to the delivery experience.

‘It’s God’s gift’

Mary Lou, Sue and Christina celebrate three generations of caring for mothers and babies.

Can dads get the baby blues?

Yes, they can—it's called paternal postnatal depression, and some fathers are at increased risk.

Are you singing the (baby) blues?

And do you know the difference between the baby blues and postpartum depression?

A heart for moms and babies

Small town nurses have big hearts for newborns and their families.

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