Hospital Stay & Procedures
How Many People Can I Have in the Delivery Room?
Ever wonder who you're allowed to have with you when you give birth? Do you wonder if that number will be limited by anything?
Avoiding Germs When Giving Birth
How to avoid unnecessary gerns when giving birth or caring for an ill newborn.
Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI)
A look at the ten steps of the Mother Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI). Does your hospital meet these guidelines for mother friendly care?
Choosing a Hospital
What questions do you ask and how do you decide?
Share Your Best Hospital Waiting Room Story
Waiting in the hospital waiting room can lead to a variety of wild experiences. Share your best hospital waiting room story.
Hospital Waiting Room Etiquette
Are you planning to have people in the hospital waiting room when you give birth? Do you know what good hospital waiting room etiquette is?
Are you worried about a baby mix up? - Baby Mix Up
Having a baby mix up at the hospital isn't all that common, but it does occasionally happen. Are you worried about a baby mix up?
How many people can you have in the delivery room?
If you are trying to decide who you are going to invite to your birth, you might first want to check with your hospital or birth center to see how many people are allowed in the delivery room.
Are you worried about hospital baby switching?
There seem to be stories of hospital baby switching every year. Many of these cases go unreported because they are easily resolved in the hospital. But many parents are worried, here are some sane solutions to your fears on hospital baby switching.
What are you planning for rooming in? - Rooming In
What are you planning for rooming in? Will you keep your baby with you 100% of the time or something in between?
The Benefits of Rooming In with Your Baby at Birth
Rooming in has many benefits for baby and mom. Here is a look at some of the benefits of rooming in.
What did pre-registering at the hospital do for you?
Pre-registering at the hospital is supposed to shorten your wait times. What's your experience with pre-resgitration?
5 Reasons Not to Take Hospital Childbirth Classes
A look at some of the reasons why a hospital based childbirth class might not be your best option for learning about childbirth.
Visiting Hours and Policies at Your Hospital
Every hospital and birth center has a different set of rules and policies for postpartum visitation as well as rules for visitors in labor. Do you know what the rules are where you're planning to give birth?
5 Myths of Baby Friendly
How your hospital can help you with breastfeeding through the Baby Friendly Plan.
10 Steps of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative
Hospitals have a lot of influence over everything mothers do. Here are the steps that can drastically improve a mother's chances of reaching her breastfeeding goals.
After Labor Begins
What should you expect once labor begins?
Who's who in the delivery room?
When it comes times for you to give birth, you'll want to know who is around you and what your options are for bringing your own personal support.