Pregnancy and Childbirth


Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health benefits of breastfeeding for both...

August 9, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Women in 30s Having More Babies...

For the first time in the U.S., women in their 30s are having more babies than younger mothers. For the last 30 years, women in...

May 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Chromosome Disorders: What is Trisomy?

The human body is made from 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. Chromosomes are made up of small packets of genes that...

March 29, 2017 / 3 min read


Here Comes Baby! Signs of Labor (Video)

You've carried extra weight, felt moving and kicking and maybe spent a few sleepless nights during the last nine months while pregnant. Now it's time...

February 15, 2017 / 1 min read


Introduce Peanut Foods to Kids Early to...

New U.S. health guidelines urge parents to give their children foods containing peanuts early and regularly, starting at infancy, to help prevent what could be...

January 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Four New Year Babies Born at Baptist...

All four Baptist Health hospitals that offer maternity services welcomed new year babies this year.

January 3, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: U.S. Premature Births Rise for First...

The rate of premature births, or “preterm births,” in the United States increased in 2015 for the first time in eight years, according to new...

November 4, 2016 / 3 min read


South Miami Hospital NICU Babies in Costumes...

Some of the tiniest patients at South Miami Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) were dressed in costumes to celebrate life and help parents have...

November 1, 2016 / 2 min read