Risks of Dehydration in Pregnancy

Proper hydration ensures your body has sufficient fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you’re pregnant, your body is working overtime supplying nutrients...

Neonatal Pediatric Transport

Neonatologists Kimberly Shimer, MD and Edward O'Neill, MD describe the process of neonatal pediatric transport, a type of special transportation for newborn children that helps to maintain a healthy body temperature and vital signs for infants.

Family-Centered Care in the NICU

Neonatologist Arvin Bundhoo, MD, describes how the neonatal unit's specially trained staff provides comprehensive, multi-specialty care to newborns, around the clock and in a family integrated care in the NICU environment.

The Importance of Well-Baby Visits

Pediatrician Sarah Thayer, MD, discusses well-child visit guidelines, including the importance of well-baby visits, what to expect during the examination, and how often to bring your child in to see the doctor.

5 Facts About Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a condition in which a child is affected by exposure to alcohol during the mother’s pregnancy. Alcohol enters the...

Why is Breastfeeding Important?

Breastfeeding provides benefits for both mother and baby. Learn more about the importance and health benefits of breastfeeding from lactation specialist Amanda Prow.

The Importance of Prenatal Care

Get prenatal and postpartum tips and resources—including information on high-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding support, and more. This short video also reviews the comprehensive care for new moms available at Baptist Health.

Premature Baby Care at Baptist Health

Baptist Health believes advanced care for sick and premature babies should involve parents in an active role. Learn more about our philosophy—including Kangaroo care for premature babies.

Understanding Miscarriages

It’s not your fault. Those are the words medical professionals want a woman who has suffered a miscarriage to remember — and believe — instead...

Getting Pregnant: Myths and Truths

There’s something about the holidays: maybe it’s the cuddling by the fire. Or wanting to stay indoors and out of the weather. Maybe it’s...

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Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Natural Remedies & Future Prevention

What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy? Heartburn, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is a painful condition that occurs when stomach acid gets into the...
Tips for Dealing with a Gassy Baby

What Causes Babies to Have Gas?

As every parent knows, babies can become very uncomfortable when gas builds up in their intestinal tract. Why are they prone to becoming gassy?...
How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

Breasts have ducts through which milk flows from the mammary glands to the nipples. In breastfeeding mothers, these ducts can become plugged. This is...