METRO DETROIT'S PREMIER HOMETOWN BABY GUIDE

Baby on the way – or in the house? You've come to the right place. Metro Parent's Pink + Blue guide to all things pregnancy and baby is packed with advice and resources. Discover fellow local parents' stories, find amazing baby swag, get the 411 on milestones and more – all focused right here in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and elsewhere in southeast Michigan.

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Water Births Are Just as Safe for Moms, New Study Says

Water birth is an intriguing option for many expectant mothers, drawing interest for the pain-reducing effect of warm water and other reported benefits during labor. Limited research on its safety has kept it from becoming...
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Why Young Kids Hop, Skip, Jump and Bounce Around

Little ones spin, run, jump and bounce. Wonder why young kids hop around so much? Here's a look at the reasons – and what to do when it's too much.
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New Local Partnership Makes Placenta Donation Possible

A new program in metro Detroit – the first of its kind in Michigan – is offering placenta donation. Learn about this local program and why placenta donation is beneficial.
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The Hottest 2019 Baby Name Trends According to BabyCenter

What was popular and just plain weird in 2019? Discover the latest baby name trends – and get some inspiration.
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Parallel Play and Toddlers: What It Is and Why It Matters

When kids are very young, they often play right next to each – but not with each other. Here's the scoop on parallel play and its benefits for tots.
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