Why All the Fuss About Breastfeeding?

By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN   There is a big push lately to strongly encourage mothers to breastfeed. Recent evidence–based studies have shown there are many benefits for breastfeeding for both mother and baby. The most important reason is pretty obvious to most people – breast milk is the best nutrition for newborns. Believe … More Why All the Fuss About Breastfeeding?

Safety Belt Safety

By:  Michelle Rappold- Certified Nurse Midwife at Signature Healthcare   Sometimes, it is difficult to fit in all the things you would like to tell an expecting mom when she is in your office. What to expect over the next month, what’s normal or abnormal, things to watch out for and what tests need to … More Safety Belt Safety

Local Family Events

By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor Looking for activities to do with your family this month? Look no longer. We’ve compiled a list of the best events going on in your area- perfect for the whole family! 1. Fuller Craft Museum’s Machines and Mechanizations: Exploration in Contemporary Kinetic Sculpture exhibit is a great way to experience … More Local Family Events

Local Fun

By: Rachel Ventura Does anyone else love Ikea as much as I do? I know for a fact that my daughter does. Now that she is big enough to play in Smaland, it’s her favorite store. She calls it “The Ladybug Place” and we now go about once a week. We are lucky to live … More Local Fun