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October 18, 2021
Is a Midwife Right for You?
You may have heard of a midwife from a friend or perhaps from a recent binge of “Call The Midwife” on Netflix, but do you know what midwives actually do?
September 28, 2021
Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Have Fertility Treatment Options
Ovulation-inducing medications and other treatments have proven overwhelmingly successful in overriding the fertility challenge posed by PCOS.
August 30, 2021
6 Reasons Why Breastmilk Is the Most Powerful Medicine for Babies
Breastmilk is often referred to as a “superfood” or “natural vaccination” for babies. Here’s why.
August 19, 2021
7 Common Breastfeeding Questions Answered
You don’t have to navigate your breastfeeding journey alone. Here, a lactation consultant offers advice and sources of support for new parents.
August 12, 2021
COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?
Experts weigh in on the threat of contracting COVID-19 while pregnant, passing antibodies to babies and the best ways to keep them safe.
July 6, 2021
Navigating Post-Partum Life in a Post-Pandemic World
Reintegrating into post-pandemic life, especially for those with a newborn, starts with baby steps.
May 8, 2021
Three Local Moms Reflect on Motherhood During the Pandemic
Babies born after March 2020 have only ever known the world amid a pandemic. How did mothers cope with pregnancy and childbirth during COVID-19? Here, women share their unique experiences.
January 26, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
December 9, 2020
Will Pregnant Women Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine? Experts Hope So
OBGYN experts say the COVID-19 vaccine should be made available to pregnant women who are at higher risk of complications when infected with the virus.
August 3, 2020
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
July 20, 2020
Nancy Baxter’s Pregnancy
and Birth Story During COVID-19
A New Jersey mom shares how she had to shift her expectations about her March 2020 delivery during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.