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The Story of Anthony and Trisomy 13

A local mom talks about her experience with Trisomy 13, learning the diagnosis of her first-born child and the short, beautiful life of her son, Anthony Dukic.

Pubic and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

One unfortunate, but common, side effect of pregnancy is pubic area pain. Find out what causes pubic and pelvic pain in pregnancy and how to cope.

The Most Popular Baby Names in Michigan

Find out what baby names parents loved in 2020.

Local Mom Shares Her 2020 Pregnancy Experience

The adventure kept coming for local mom Irene Palmeri, who beat cancer and had a baby in the midst of a pandemic.

What You Need to Know About Making a Birth Plan

Are they just filling time or do they actually matter when push time comes? Get expert advice on making a birth plan and what you need to know about having one, too.

Creative Drive-By and Virtual Baby Shower Ideas

Having a baby during COVID? Celebrate your new arrival in a safe way with our eight favorite drive-by and virtual baby shower ideas.

Where Did the Preemies Go During the COVID Lockdowns?

COVID may have caused a lot of problems but the lockdowns came with one very unexpected outcome: fewer premature babies.

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.

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.

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...

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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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

Here’s everything you need to know about making your yearly trip to America's Rockin' Roller Coast in 2021.

12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

A lot's changed since you ran with your friend crew. Research now finds 12 distinct high school cliques. Learn about them and where they rank in the hierarchy.