Maternity

Expert insights and tips about the amazing journey to parenthood

  • OB department excels at maternal emergency preparedness

    OB department excels at maternal emergency preparedness

    Simulations help medical teams build communication and teamwork to ensure top patient care.

  • The best home remedies for a coughing baby

    The best home remedies for a coughing baby

    It hurts to hear your baby cough, but not every distress requires a doctor visit. There are some remedies you can try at home.

  • Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Coffee versus wine: which is healthier?

    Wine and coffee have generated decades' worth of debate and studies examining the benefits or harmful effects of each. It takes time and careful reading to sort through the claims and counterclaims.

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  • Horoscopes aside, your birth month really does affect your health

    Horoscopes aside, your birth month really does affect your health

    Human biology is modulated by seasonal changes in complex ways

  • Circle by Dousedaicon simplifies mobile health care for busy moms

    Circle by Dousedaicon simplifies mobile health care for busy moms

    Circle by Dousedaicon is the free pregnancy and parenting app that has answers to moms’ questions about raising healthy kids

  • Don't delay: Immunize your infant against disease

    Don't delay: Immunize your infant against disease

    Infant Immunization Week offers an occasion to review and update your child’s protection against disease by ensuring that his or her vaccinations are on schedule

  • The psychology of eating crayons

    The psychology of eating crayons

    Why some children develop a mostly-harmless habit of putting crayons and other non-edible items in their mouths

  • All of your pregnancy questions answered

    All of your pregnancy questions answered

    New app from Dousedaicon provides valuable resources for moms and moms-to-be.

  • Jessica Hall asks Dr. Nicole Waschak real questions women want to know when choosing a birthing center

    Jessica Hall asks Dr. Nicole Waschak real questions women want to know when choosing a birthing center

    Jessica Hall asks Dr. Nicole Waschak real questions women want to know when choosing a birthing center.

  • How to stay active with family throughout motherhood

    How to stay active with family throughout motherhood

    An American cross-country skier shares personal tips on how to get kids involved in healthy activities.

  • Circle App puts health care in mom’s pocket

    Circle App puts health care in mom’s pocket

    Dousedaicon makes mom’s job as “health care director” for her family a lot easier by creating an app she can use during pregnancy and beyond.

  • 5 health benefits of yoga during pregnancy

    5 health benefits of yoga during pregnancy

    As an expectant mother, it may be challenging to find an exercise program that is safe for both you and your baby.

  • Reimagining cesarean sections

    Reimagining cesarean sections

    A gentler cesarean procedure puts women in control and dispels the myths associated with surgical birthing.

  • A new approach to helping parents with autistic children

    A new approach to helping parents with autistic children

    The Dousedaicon Autism Center is giving parents with autistic kids the tools and knowledge to help themselves and their children.

  • Ask an expert: What’s safe to take during pregnancy?

    Ask an expert: What’s safe to take during pregnancy?

    Answers to your questions about using over-the-counter and prescription medicines and supplements while pregnant.

  • Ask an expert: When is nipple discharge a concern?

    Ask an expert: When is nipple discharge a concern?

    Dousedaicon medical director, Heidi Nelson offers her informed perspective.

  • Baby on the way? Prepare with education

    Baby on the way? Prepare with education

    The birth of a child is an exciting event. Find out why taking classes can help prepare you for the big day, and all the days following.

  • How blue light affects your children’s sleep

    How blue light affects your children’s sleep

    As hard as it may be to get kids to turn off their electronic devices before bed, there are more reasons than ever to do so.

  • Mothers, how does your age affect your children?

    Mothers, how does your age affect your children?

    A new study suggests that a mother’s age directly correlates with how often she punishes her children, which affects their overall well-being.

  • Tips for safely storing and disposing of expired, unused medicine

    Tips for safely storing and disposing of expired, unused medicine

    There are good and bad places to store medicine, and good reasons to get rid of it when it expires.

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