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Having A Baby During Coronavirus

Having a baby is scary and stressful – being pregnant and giving birth during a pandemic makes it that much worse. Here's what you need to know about having a baby during coronavirus.

Having A Baby During Coronavirus

Having a baby is scary and stressful – being pregnant and giving birth during a pandemic makes it that much worse. Here's what you need to know about having a baby during coronavirus.
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Finland Adopts Gender-Neutral Parental Leave Policy

Under the new gender-neutral parental leave policy, mothers and fathers get the same amount of paid time off. Learn more about it and get details on U.S. policies, too.
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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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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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A Look at Michigan’s Home Visiting Initiative for New Parents

Find out how the programs offered through Michigan's Home Visiting Initiative could help you or someone you know – and which ones to consider.
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Life After Pregnancy Loss: Moms Talk About Miscarriages

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Here, two local moms share their stories and offer advice to those who have suffered a miscarriage. Plus, a local doctor gives insight on this common occurrence.
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Places to ‘Babymoon’ in Michigan

Need some one-on-one time with your partner before baby arrives? Steal some time away at one of these babymoon destinations in Michigan.
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What to Expect With a C-Section

Cesarean sections have come a long way, from 'gentle' approaches to quicker recoveries to terminology like 'belly births.' Here's a look at what to expect with a C-section in metro Detroit.

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Buck Farmer Welcomes First Baby

A member of Detroit's national ball club is about to begin a whole new sport: fatherhood! Buck Farmer chats about getting prepared for the biggest game of his life.
A mom visits the lactation station on the DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital early labor walking path

Early Labor Walking Path for Moms at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital

This Commerce Township hospital offers an interactive early labor walking path for moms-to-be to featuring nine stations that help the birthing process along.