Pregnancy and Childbirth


Nikki Spoelstra, Wife of Miami HEAT Coach,...

It’s an exciting time when there’s a baby on the way, but pregnancy can also be fraught with anxiety and worry. Just ask Nikki Sapp...

June 22, 2022 / 3 min read


Postpartum Depression is a Mental Health Issue

Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

May 19, 2022 / 4 min read


How Pregnancy Can Be a Predictor of...

Carrying extra weight, having high blood pressure and being sedentary are well-known risk factors for heart disease. But here’s another major risk factor that may...

February 28, 2022 / 4 min read


Perinatal and Postpartum Depression: Identifying and Treating...

Anxiety, depression, stress. These represent everyday real-life struggles for women at child-bearing age and beyond. As a society, everyone expects happiness when bringing a newborn...

May 5, 2021 / 4 min read


What Expectant Black Women Need to Know

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations when it comes to maternal...

April 15, 2021 / 3 min read


Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Helps Tiniest Babies...

Little Lori Livingstone was so eager to make her debut in life, she arrived more than three months ahead of schedule. But for the tiny,...

November 17, 2020 / 2 min read


Breastfeeding: Overcoming Challenges and Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting — especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers...

July 15, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

July 3, 2020 / 4 min read


Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is wise, especially during the current...

June 22, 2020 / 3 min read