Incarcerated & Pregnant | Promoting the Health of Mothers and Babies

At a state prison, a parenting group facilitator asks a room full of new and expecting incarcerated mothers: “What is your biggest fear about being a parent?” And one mother said, “My biggest fear about being a parent is that I am going to be no better to my baby then my mama was to […]

Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy

Should Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Take DHA?

The Bizarre History of Breastfeeding | ATTN:

Ever since there have been boobs, there’s been breastfeeding. From overdressed aristocrats using wet nurses to massive corporate campaigns converting moms into BABY FORMULA FANATICS women have heard EVERY UNSOLICITED OPINION IN THE BOOK on how to use their own boobs. Hi, I’m Natalie, and this is The Bizarre History of Breastfeeding. I loved breastfeeding […]

Updated Interim Zika Clinical Guidance for Reproductive Age Women and Men

Welcome and thank you for standing by. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. During the question and answer session please press Star 1 and record your name as prompted. Today’s conference is being recorded if you have any objections you may disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn […]

Should Vegan Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy?

Twin’s difficult birth puts a project designed to reduce C-sections to the test

This story is from Kaiser Health News. The tiny hand and forearm slipped out too early Babies are not delivered shoulder first. Dr. Terri Marino, an obstetrician in the Boston area who specializes in high-risk deliveries, tucked it back inside the boy’s mother “He was trying to shake my hand and I was like, ‘I’m not […]

The Try Guys Deliver A Baby

[Eugene singing] Tonto, jump on it, jump on it, jump on it. Today, we’re delivering babies. What do I know about the actual delivering of a baby? The whole process seems crazy. You’re like a human printer. I’ve never seen… any sort of *human* birth. I know that… Ugh but I really don’t know that […]