Sibling Rivalry fbSibling rivalry starts early, often when you break the news to your child that a brother or sister is on the way. It’s a natural thing because a child wants a parent’s love and attention and worries that they’ll lose it when a sibling takes the spotlight, but you can help your child learn how to share you with the new baby.

Fatigue smThat positive pregnancy test was just a few weeks ago and already you’re worn out, or maybe you made it through the days of morning sickness only to find that you’re still exhausted. What’s a mother-to-be to do?

maternity leave smMaternity leave is time to take a break from the work world and bond with your baby, but there are some pitfalls on that new parenting path. If you’re planning now for your post-partum life, here are ways to make the most of your new mommyhood.

pregnancy back full smIt’s getting close to your due date and you find out that you have a breech baby. This can be frightening because delivering a baby in a breech position with feet down instead of headfirst is dangerous. There’s a higher risk for the baby to get stuck in the birth canal and for the baby's oxygen supply to be cut off if the umbilical cord is compressed.

stop infectionsBeing sick while you’re pregnant can be miserable. It usually isn’t a risk to your baby, but some infections that make you sick can be transmitted through the placenta or during birth. Some can make a pregnant woman even sicker and could lead to complications like preterm labor.

Northline Women's Health Center Locations:

15675 Northline Road

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 282-3600
(734) 282-3603 - Fax

23050 West Road, Suite 210

Brownstown Twp., MI 48183

(734) 362-7000
(734) 362-7077 - Fax