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If you're expecting your first baby, one of you biggest most important questions may be... 

Will my vagina go back to normal after my baby is born?

It might be hard to believe you can push a watermelon sized person out of there and everything will go right back to normal. No matter who your partner is, nothing this size has ever entered your vagina!

In most cases, the answer to this frequently asked question, is yes! Because your muscles and tissue does a...Read more

The term "due date" is short for ESTIMATED DUE DATE.

Some mothers go into labor a day or even a week early, while others are left watching the clock, awaiting the moment when their baby decides to show up to the party. 

It's been a long, long pregnancy and you've finally had enough. 

You may begin thinking...

"I have passed my due date, now WHERE IS THIS BABY?!"

Going past your due date is actually normal. It's not unusual to exceed 40+ weeks, however risks do increase in post term deliveries.

Not to mention a mom is...Read more

Having a baby is typically accompanied by a fair share of questions and uncertainties. 

Even if you've been down this road before, you might be feeling a little hopeless as your due date approaches. You may be worried or even anxious about bringing a new little one home. 

Even with tons of reading and researching, there are still topics you may be cautious to discuss in your group Childbirth Education classes or even when you meet with your...Read more

Weaning can be a nightmare! 

There are a ton of tips and tricks for moms out there that want to wean their babies of breastfeeding, however it's up to the individual to choose what's best. Some methods take a little longer, and every mother and childs weaning experience is unique to them. 

Weaning doesn't end the bond between a baby and its mother, it just the begins a new chapter.

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Halloween is around the corner!

Now that your baby is finally here, it's time to dress them up in adorable and hilarious costumes for some quality photo opportunities. 

Baby's first Halloween can mean a lot of things. Your first Halloween together might just be a cute costume or you could define their "first Halloween" as the first time they can walk door to door to Trick or Treat. Expect a...Read more

In the past decade or so, stem cell research has made a huge impact in the media and public eye. Whether positive or negative association, there is no question that the use of stem cells have saved lives.

Part of our mission is to educate families about the different options they have for their baby’s health and wellbeing.

One of the options parents have is to store the baby’s umbilical cord blood.

The use of stem...Read more