Our Tiny Warrior Princess – Gaby and Lana’s Story

Gaby’s Mother Baby Center journey started with a 4:00 am trip to the hospital. At her 20-week ultrasound, it was discovered that Gaby was high risk. It was highly recommended for her to deliver at The Mother Baby Center, being it is connected to Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Minnesota. Soon after that appointment, between weeks … Continued

Postpartum Depression: It’s Ok to Talk About It

Postpartum depression (PPD) is an important topic that we at The Mother Baby Center take very seriously. We want mothers to know that there is no need to suffer in silence. While new mothers may go through a variety of emotions after their baby is born, like joy and contentment, difficult feelings, like sadness, fatigue, … Continued

To Doula, or not to Doula?

In the early stages of your pregnancy, you may want to decide if a doula is best for you. But what exactly is a doula? And what benefits can they offer you? The word “doula”– pronounced ‘doo-la’ is a Greek word meaning ‘woman servant or caregiver.’ In recent years, a doula has come to be … Continued

Breastfeeding and Your Baby: Getting Started

Doctors agree that breastfeeding is best for babies. But many mothers can find nursing challenging. That’s why Mother Baby Center, a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, provides access to certified lactation consultants. These experts offer support and guidance to help you get started breastfeeding and bonding with your baby right away. Even if … Continued