During pregnancy, 50 to 70 percent of women will develop back pain and/or sciatica, which is pain from the lower back down the leg. Luckily, there is a lot that can be done to manage this pain.
Read about Maggie's journey through a miscarriage, difficulty getting pregnant and eventually, motherhood.
In some ways, the holidays can be difficult for everyone. What is supposed to be a time of lovely, warm celebrations often is fraught with stress. For couples and individuals coping with infertility, this pressure is often brought to a critical point. Learn how to keep your expectations reasonable, and practice self-compassion.
Research has shown that women who exercise while pregnant not only tend to have smoother pregnancies, but they may also experience easier labors, and feel better about themselves during pregnancy and after delivery.
World Breastfeeding Week starting August 1 draws international attention to one of the most natural acts a woman can perform, an experience many women find impossible to describe."Breastfeeding, we believe, is the best way for a baby to get nutrition in the first months of life," explains Cindi Zembo, RN, BSN, IBCLC, coordinator of the [...]
As Tammy and her husband Jason prepared for the birth of their new baby, they knew a low intervention, natural birthing experience is what they wanted.
In recognition of World Maternal Mental Health Day, Women & Infants Hospital recently hosted a live Facebook chat from three busy moms about how they take care of themselves physically and emotionally. Learn More.
Learn how Katie, mother of two, navigates through the challenges of motherhood.
Read about one woman's journey from multiple miscarriages to motherhood.
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.