There are so many options now for testing during pregnancy to help learn if you and your baby are healthy. Depending on your health history and any potential risk factors, different screenings or tests may be recommended and offered by your health professional. Some tests can also prepare parents for potential health conditions and treatments before and after birth.
You may have heard that “breast is best.” Or that breastfeeding is hard. Or that exclusively (only) pumping breast milk works better for some moms. Or that for some, formula is the only – and a healthy—option. All of the above are true. Read more for tips on feeding your baby during the first year of life.Read more
We’ve all heard from our parents—when we were babies, we slept on our stomachs! It’s true, we’ve learned a lot more since then about what is safest and how to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, and other injuries. This is why it is so important to create a safe space for your baby to sleep. It’s easy too!Read more
Planning for the birth of your baby may seem scary and overwhelming, but there are many options you can consider before your baby arrives. The best choice is what works best for you and your baby. Read more to find out some information that can help you decide what type of birthing experience you’d prefer.