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Friday, October 18, 2019

The Annual RVA Parents of Preemies Holiday NICU Drive Makes a Difference for Local...

Many local moms will spend the upcoming Holiday at the hospital caring for their babies in the NICU or on the antepartum floors of maternity wards trying to delay their babies’ premature births. This can be...

Every New Mama Deserves a Postpartum Doula. Who Are They? What Do They Do?

The steps you take in pregnancy are your first steps in mothering, and those nine months are a huge investment of time and energy and emotional growth as you prepare to meet your baby. Many...

Formula Guilt: When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work Out As Planned

Today most women know the many wonderful  and almost magical benefits of breastfeeding. I was all for it and planned to exclusively breastfeed my baby until she was ready for solids. No formula would...

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Richmond Top Doc Answers Our Questions

You might have heard a lot about the epidural as a form of pain relief... but you may not have heard as much about the return of a different kind of pain relief -nitrous...

Pain in Pregnancy: Common, Not Normal.

Guest Post By Mona Saeed, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, CHT at Tidewater Physical Therapy's John Rolfe ClinicWe hear it time and again: “Pain during pregnancy is normal… The baby must be sitting on the nerve…”  We...

Rebuilding Core Strength After Pregnancy

BACK PAIN: DURING AND AFTER PREGNACY It’s estimated that 50-70 percent of women will suffer back or pelvic pain during pregnancy.  Loosening of the ligaments due to hormonal changes, additional weight, and stretching of the...

RVA Parents of Preemies: a new support group for Richmond mamas

Hey Mamas there’s a new support group in town!RVA Parents of Preemies (RVAPOP) is a Richmond-based group that provides community, advice, support, and friendship to the parents and family members of infants born prematurely.RVAPOPs...

Physical Changes to Expect After the Birth of Your Baby

Congratulations on the birth of your baby! We know that the birth of your child is one of the most important experiences of your life. While there are many lists that include all the...

Bon Secours Brings Nationally Recognized Fitness Program to Busy Moms

Forming 20 Moms In Motion® teams connecting women through fitness, social and philanthropic goals.Many women today face challenges in balancing full-time careers, a busy home life and raising their children, with little time left...

Recovering After a Miscarriage

Emotional Healing After a MiscarriageThe loss of a child through miscarriage can be a difficult and emotional experience. Even in the early weeks of pregnancy, many women develop a strong bond with their unborn...

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