Clark County’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program offers low-income pregnant women and their child the support they need to overcome emotional, social and physical challenges and thrive—for free.
Babies in Need works to makes sure that every infant in Southwest Washington can leave the hospital with clothing, blankets and an appropriate car seat, no matter the circumstances they were born into.
My wife and I had our first (and only) daughter via "Caesarean" (from the ancient Latin words Caes meaning "be ready to sell your house" and Arean meaning "to slice open like a haggis"). Understand, we didn't plan it that way. We rushed off
Birthing isn’t just tough on moms. Emerging from the “ring of fire” is no easy feat for newborns! “We think of babies as being fresh and perfect, but just like us, they can have trouble with their spine,” claims Vancouver-based chiropractor, Roger Barnick. “When a
The changing pregnant body may be one of Mother Nature’s more astonishing feats, but nothing grounds us like the aches and pains that tag along for the journey. Luckily, expectant mothers can address most pregnancy pain gently, safely and effectively. Why
Parents do many things to prepare for the arrival of a new baby - decorating the nursery, buying a car seat and stroller, selecting a name and so much more. No matter how much preparation you do, the unexpected can
Caring for a newborn baby can be a surprisingly isolating and exhausting experience, particularly for first-time moms. During pregnancy, women are showered with attention and, when the baby is born, there’s often a steady flow of visitors. Then the excitement
If you’re dreaming of adding a little bundle to your life, one of the best things you can do before becoming pregnant is to improve your own wellness. The health of a woman prior to pregnancy often predicts how healthy
Now that you're pregnant, you're dutifully attending your childbirth education classes and reading everything you can get your hands on about the stages of labor and birth. But classes and books tend to give you the big picture, not the