Postpartum Depression: What You Should Know

As a new mom, you face a lot of challenges getting used to life with a newborn. You’re also probably dealing with lack of sleep, new responsibilities, or even breast pain if you’re nursing. And what about the deep emotional pain that comes after childbirth and won’t let up? Not the milder “baby blues” that typically go away after a week READ MORE

Labor and delivery, postpartum care

Labor and delivery Every woman’s labor and delivery experience is unique. Still, understanding what’s typical can help you know what to expect as your due date approaches. Labor and delivery generally follow a pattern — the cervix softening and opening; the amniotic sac rupturing; the contractions getting stronger and closer together. Sometimes, however, labor and READ MORE