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Bereavement books for any age child
July 26, 2016

Books to help kids, teens cope with loss and grief

When children are dealing with feelings of loss and grief surrounding death, these books may help navigate those emotions.

5 Things to Include in Your Birth Plan
July 26, 2016

Make sure to include these 5 things in your birth plan

Be ready to be flexible — pregnancy is dynamic — but make sure your birth plan outlines your desires for the big day.

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July 25, 2016

Beat the heat with blueberry burst popsicles

Blend, freeze & enjoy – Cool off this summer with a refreshing fruity popsicle treat.

When Your Child Goes to College: What to Expect
July 22, 2016

A mother’s advice for sending kids to college

When the time comes to send the kids to college, make sure the parents are ready, too.

Parenting Advice: When a Sibling is Sick
July 21, 2016

Siblings need special care, too, when a child is sick

Serious health conditions affect the entire family. When a child is sick, here’s how to help brother and sister cope.

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July 20, 2016

Diaper rash: causes, treatment and prevention

Many factors can collide to cause diaper rash. Here’s what to do about it.

Back to School Success for Children with a Chronic Illness
July 19, 2016

Achieving back-to-school success for children with chronic illness

Communication with educational and medical experts will help children with back-to-school transition.

A Mom's Perspective on Patient and Family-Centered Care
July 18, 2016

Parents are an important part of child’s healthcare team

Partnering with children’s healthcare providers is a mutually beneficial partnership.

West End Women's Center
Shoot with Shelby Ligons in the hospital after giving birth to her baby daughter, Shy Roc Mitchell.  Shot with a nurse and a lactation consultant.  Shot for Medical Marketing. 
(Daniel Dubois / Copyright Vanderbilt University)
July 15, 2016

Answers to 5 common breast-feeding questions

Here’s some advice to help mothers and babies have an easier journey to successful breast-feeding.

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