Protect Yourself & Baby: Get a Flu Shot

Protect Yourself & Baby: Get a Flu Shot

Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune system, heart, and lungs during pregnancy make pregnant women (and women up to two weeks postpartum) more prone to severe illness from flu, including illness resulting in hospitalization. Flu also may be harmful […]

Enjoy Magic Hour

Enjoy Magic Hour

Having a baby today is drastically different than it was even a generation ago. Not so long ago, babies were delivered, shown to mom, and then quickly taken away to the warmer. Soon after, baby’s eyes were covered with antibiotics, shots administered, and then he was weighed, measured, wrapped up tight and handed off to […]