We're continuing our series to help you choose the best health care providers for your birth. In this episode, we'll explore the role of a midwife. What are a midwife's primary responsibilities and how can you find the right one for you?
Baby-friendly hospitals and birthing centers encourage breastfeeding and bonding between mother and baby. What does it take to earn this important distinction and how can you find a baby-friendly hospital or birthing center in your area?
Birth certificates and social security cards, most of us use this information on a daily basis. And all the paperwork to create those documents start the moment you are born. As a parent, what do you need to know about filling-out these documents for your child? How does the processing of these documents differ if delivering in a hospital versus a birthing center?
Thinking about adding an OB/GYN to your team of health care providers? What type of prenatal care can you expect to receive with an OB/GYN? What exactly is their role during the labor and delivery process? And how can you find an OB/GYN that best fits your goals outlined in your birth plan?
If you're pregnant with twins, your pregnancy is most likely considered "high risk". Not all twin pregnancies require bedrest, but it may be something you and your health care provider discuss as your due date draws near. Learn what to expects from twin moms who have experienced it firsthand!
Emergency room and toddlers pretty much go hand in hand. Yes, the ER can be a scary place for a new parent. What should you expect if your child needs immediate care? What should you bring with you? And what are the biggest mistakes new parents make?