On July 5, 2011, Jessica Brouillard’s water broke at 25 weeks and three days into her pregnancy with her first child. Sixteen days later, she gave birth to her son Cameron. Read about her experience as a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) mom.
In order to be able to help others, we need to be well. That's why, after all, flight attendants tell us to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first in an emergency.
Every August, thousands of us drop our freshman off for college and we both – teenager and parent – start a new phase. Here are a few things to remember.
Sugar and spice may be nice for baby girls, but extra sugar in the bloodstream during pregnancy signals a condition that requires special medical attention. During pregnancy, some women's bodies will not make enough insulin for them to metabolize sugar the way they do when they are not pregnant, leaving extra glucose or sugar [...]
While so much of pregnancy and the newborn stage is focused on Mom, this Father’s Day, we want to share a beautiful, inspiring, straight-from-the-heart message from a father to his newborn son, Lucas.
The trees and flowers are blooming, and the temperatures are rising. Learn how to pinpoint the source and methods of minimizing runny noses and itchy eyes.
“We always hugged her— sometimes that was all we could do.” Candy talks about the struggle and heartache of watching her daughter, now drug free and a mom herself, struggle with a heroin addiction as a young adult.
As soon as the temperature starts to drop and frost begins to form on the window panes, our first reaction is to close the house up tight to stay warm. We just need to be sure we're not closing deadly carbon monoxide gases in the house with us.Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas [...]
As a clinical care coordinator at Women & Infants, a wife and mother of two girls, ages three and six, Jane Hesser, LICSW, provides insight into her own struggle to “have it all”.
Along with the fastest growing population in the U.S. - seniors - comes more family members taking care of loved ones with dementia. Armed with the right info, you can avoid caregiver burnout.