Giving Birth

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.
Young dad with glasses holding baby

Should Obstetrics Offices Do More to Target Dads?

A study says more father-friendly cues are needed in OB offices to help improve prenatal care and long-term outcomes for mom and baby.
sex when you're pregnant

Having Sex When You’re Pregnant

Should you? Of course! But there are a few things moms-to-be should keep in mind. Here's what you need to know to tackle sex when you're pregnant.
Hospitals with birthing centers

Hospitals With Birthing Centers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Are you trying to find a close, comfortable and low-stress environment to naturally birth your baby? Browse this list of local hospitals with birthing centers to find the right place for you.

Tips for Choosing a Nursing Bra

Rebecca Aughton, owner of Bra-vo Intimates in Royal Oak, shares tips for choosing a nursing bra with expecting and new moms.
Postpartum Depression in New Dads: Signs and What to Do

Postpartum Depression in Dads: Signs and What to Do

Can dads have postpartum depression? You bet. Learn more about identifying and supporting new dads with the postpartum blues.

Bed Rest During Pregnancy: Items and Tips for Moms

If your high-risk pregnancy has you locked into bed rest, here are 12 essential items and tips to help you through.

High-Risk Pregnancy: What Expectant Parents Should Know

What makes a pregnancy 'high risk'? Should you receive extra monitoring? A Beaumont obstetrician offers guidance.

The Most Essential Things a Newborn Baby Needs and What to Skip

Costs for baby can really add up. But not everything in the baby store is necessary. Here's the most essential things a newborn baby needs.

The ‘Season’ for Postpartum Depression

A new study says the condition is more common in certain seasons and among women who did not have an epidural. A local expert weighs in.

The Reasons for Loss of Libido After Giving Birth

Emotional and physical factors impact a mom's loss of libido post-childbirth. How can you get back on track with your spouse?