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That amazing moment when your dream finally enters this world and becomes a reality.

Finding Balance in Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood.

'While birthing a baby is not a unique phenomenon, birthing your special baby is a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence that no one else in this Universe will experience; you deserve to treat it like the tailor-made and sacred experience it is.' Bailey Gaddis talks balance, harmony, and bliss in pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood.

C-sections: What You Need to Know

C-section births account for one in three of all births in the U.S. Dr. Natalie Sohn discusses the reasons for a C-section delivery, the differences between an urgent C-section and a planned one, the side-effects and possible complications, as well as c-section birth when the mom has a blood clotting disorder.

Breastfeeding, Probiotics, and Your Baby’s Immune System

Breastfeeding greatly benefits your baby's immune system. Unfortunately, most newborns are missing a beneficial gut bacteria that helps in the utilization and absorption of all of breastmilk's nutrients. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Tanya Altmann.

Should I plan a home birth?

As education about pregnancy and birth becomes far more accessible, many women are once again opting to give birth in their own home. Kay Johnson, a Certified Nurse-Midwife, speaks about home births.

Giving Birth

Childbirth is an experience unique to every woman. It is an intimate, personal journey that thrusts you into motherhood. Knowing about your options helps you make informed decisions. Read more and discover all you need to know about birth.

Treating Incontinence After Childbirth

Has childbirth left you with no control over your bladder? Many women experience incontinence after the birth of their child. Nonetheless, urinary incontinence should not be an acceptable side effect of childbirth. Brent Reider speaks about the effects of pregnancy on the pelvic floor and on regaining pelvic strength after childbirth.

Sleep, Bonding, and Breastfeeding: Preparing for Life With a Newborn

Parenthood is a uniquely transformative experience and there's much to learn about before baby arrives. Dr. T. Jann Caison Sorey from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan discusses all you need to know about life with a newborn in her interview with Dreaming of Baby.

The Men’s Guide to the Delivery Room – The People

No clue on who will be joining you in the delivery room? Here’s the 101 on who you can expect, plus others that you will hopefully do without.

Medical Negligence During Childbirth

When a birth injury is the result of medical negligence, you have a right to file a medical malpractice claim. Dreaming of Baby speaks with the law firm Pegalis & Erickson, LLC on what constitutes medical negligence and what parents should know about the medical malpractice claim process.

What the Pediatrician Wants You To Know About Newborn Health

The first weeks with baby tend to pass by in a blur of emotions, new love, and bouts of exhaustion in varying degrees. Doctor Jarret discusses with Dreaming of Baby what parents need to know about newborn health markers and what to look out for when selecting a pediatrician.