May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month, and like this year's theme and the title above, we want to help make sure women everywhere know the symptoms and spread the word. Even if you aren't pregnant, helping another woman spot a potential symptom could save her and her baby's life. In fact, new research
When a family gives birth, life changes in an instant. New joy, new challenges, new responsibilities -- it's a beautifully exhausting whirlwind. When a family gives birth to a premature baby, life also changes instantly. But the challenges are infused with confusion and uncertainty, and the joy is f
How do you see yourself giving birth? If you look at most books and TV shows, you’d assume every woman gives birth on her back, with her knees bent and legs held back, holding her breath to the count of 10.
Tuesday, May 5 marks International Day of the Midwife. This day, which was officially designated in 1992 by the International Confederation of Midwives, recognizes the invaluable work of midwives around the world. This year, the theme is "The World Needs Midwives Today More than Ever," which highlig