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infant massage

The Many Benefits of Infant Massage

The ancient art of infant massage has been practiced for centuries by cultures around the world and is one of the earliest stimuli a parent can provide for their infant. By using simple massage...
Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping for a happy, healthy New Year!

Having a happy and healthy shopping trip to the grocery store might seem tough when kids are coming along! With a little advance planning, you can make sure your kitchen is stocked with ingredients...
baby-sleep

What Really Works to Help Babies and Toddlers Sleep

When you are sleep deprived it seems like every book and supportive friend claim to have all the answers on how to help babies sleep through the night.  While their intentions are good and...
Pelvic Health

5 Keys to Radiant Pelvic Health After Pregnancy

Maybe you have heard the term pelvic floor in your birthing class, from a healthcare professional or in a fitness class. The pelvic floor is a multi-layered network of muscles, ligaments, and tissues at...
Colds and Flu

Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Your Kids’ Colds and Flu This Winter

There are some things in life that are unavoidable. Some would say death and taxes. We would like to add flu season to that list. Of course, that’s not to say that flu season...
Women’s Hospital

The Women’s Hospital is Now Open in Richmond

HCA Virginia’s Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has announced the opening of The Women’s Hospital, a state-of-the-art women’s health facility in Richmond’s West End.The facility, which is attached to Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, includes a newly added...
St Francis - Time to Push

Labor & Delivery: 8 Things to Know Before It’s Time to Push

1. Get the urge! Ten centimeters does not always equal time to push. Don't push until you get a strong urge to do so - or with an epidural, experience pressure that is difficult...
kids-eating-healthier-foods

Getting Your Kids to Eat and Enjoy Healthier Foods this Holiday Season

The holiday season is here and it’s time for lots of fun celebrations, home-cooking, family traditions and often sweet treats. Believe it or not, it’s also a great time to get your kids interested...
Holley Kitchen - Metastatic Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Video

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share a viral video about a woman and her metastatic cancer story.  Holley Kitchen is a mother of two that was diagnosed...
VCU Health - Midwives

VCU Health Nurse-Midwives Make Natural Childbirth Natural

Babies around Richmond just seem to come naturally. Nationwide, 27% of all babies are born by caesarian section. But only 9% of Richmond-area mothers under the care of VCU Health certified nurse-midwives (CNM) undergo...

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