Birth

Ages & Stages
Health & Wellness

Could My Baby Be Born With Teeth?

Although rare, it is not completely unheard of for a baby to be born with teeth. On average, 1 out of every 2000 babies is born with teeth. Teeth that are visible at birth are actually called natal teeth. Since natal teeth normally have minimal root structure, they are often loose and wobbly.

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Ages & Stages
Living

What Des Dilated Mean?

Dilation refers to the opening of your uterus expanding to make room for your baby to leave your womb. Your cervix, or the narrow passageway from your uterus to your vagina, expands when your body is ready for labor, allowing your baby to be born.

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Ages & Stages

How Does Pitocin Affect Labor and Delivery?

A commonly used labor-induction drug, Pitocin, is used to start labor when waiting for nature is too risky.

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Ages & Stages
Living

Everything You Want to Know About C-Section Scars

You’ve experienced birth through a cesarean. You may have left the maternity ward with plenty of unanswered questions regarding your c-section scar. You now have a scar just above your pubic area, and you need to know how to care for it.

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Ages & Stages
Living

What is Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that is characterized by high blood pressure, swelling, and, on a more serious note, possible system damage.

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Ages & Stages
Living

Hospital Checklist – What Should I Pack For Labor and the Baby?

I was so excited about my first baby I packed my bag two months early. While eight weeks was a bit premature preparation for baby and the hospital stay is a good idea. A bag for labor and a bag for the hospital stay is a smart choice as well. Here are suggestions of what to pack for delivery dad!

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