The American Academy of Pediatrics is publishing updated recommendations on car safety seats, but the real-world impact on how parents should use the seats in vehicles will be minimal. In the updated policy statement, “Child Passenger Safety,” and an accompanying technical report, to be published in the November 2018 issueRead More →

New Jersey hospitals are joining with the N.J. Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association in a statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections and protect mothers and babies against the associated risks. All 49 of New Jersey’s hospitals that provide labor and delivery services have committed to theRead More →

It’s no secret that Motherhood is a blessing, but it is definitely a lot of work. We have responsibilities inside the home and in this day and age a lot of us are business owners, philanthropist, and working mamas. One thing is certain, we know how to balance and keepRead More →

It has been a wonderful week reflecting on how having a doula has affected my most recent experience at giving birth, and celebrating World Doula week with women and men around the world who lend themselves to the support of motherhood, giving birth, postpartum support and the like. Spiltmilk hasRead More →

Recently, Physicians at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford a top-ranked children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, with more than 60 locations across Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region, performed open-heart surgery without a blood transfusion for the smallest infant ever to undergo such aRead More →