Tag: maternity

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

February 15, 2019

Triplets Follow in Mother’s Footsteps Delivering Babies...

Identical triplets conceived naturally are very rare – ranging from one in 60,000 to one in 200 million births, according...

November 13, 2018

Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last...

April 6, 2018

Myths and Facts About Pregnancy Nutrition

The goal of proper nutrition during pregnancy is to help the mother be as healthy as possible and get the...

January 25, 2018

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

Baptist Health Welcomes First Baby of 2016...

Alaina Star Epps is the first baby born at a Baptist Health Hospital in 2016. Mother Cordelia Riggins delivered her...

January 5, 2016

Perinatal Depression: Not Just the ‘Baby Blues’

While being pregnant is most often characterized as a happy, feel-good time for a mother-to-be, it can be a time...

June 10, 2015

Family-Centered C-sections: A New Birthing Experience (Video)

As Rina Verschoor prepared to welcome her second child at the Family Birthing Suites at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, a...

May 26, 2015

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Healthy?

According to experts, women who are pregnant, or thinking of having a baby, should heed the advice of appropriate weight-gain...

April 15, 2015

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