The increasingly popular ‘Baby Friendly’ designation allows hospitals to showcase their commitment to sustained breastfeeding practices. Breastfeeding has numerous benefits including decreasing the risks of type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and high blood pressure in moms, and reducing the likelihood that babies develop type 1 diabetes, obesity, and SIDS, to name a few.1 The Center…

Read More

Truth be told, there isn’t really a thing you need to bring to the hospital. If you happen to go into labor early or if you accidentally forget your perfectly thought out bag at home, you will be just fine.  Every hospital or birth center is fully equipped with the things that matter most when…

Read More