First time mom Lauren didn’t know what to expect as she prepared to give birth in the midst of COVID-19. But, in the end, Lauren was so glad to give birth at The Mother Baby Center during the pandemic.
Forrest McDaid opened his eyes for the first time and peeked at his mom and dad. It wasn’t long after that he got a look at big brother Lewis. The memory’s probably a bit fuzzy, and someday it will be nonexistent, but baby Forrest doesn’t have to worry about trying to remember his birth. One … Continued
This month, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota’s Neonatal units in St. Paul and Minneapolis are celebrating the importance of Kangaroo Care, a technique where an infant is held skin to skin with mom or dad. Kangaroo Care promotes bonding, provides comfort for the baby and parent and has potential to improve a baby’s medical condition. … Continued
Lindsey and Eddie Rymer were thrilled to find out in October 2013 that they were expecting their second child. After a relatively easy pregnancy with their eldest daughter, Lucy, the Rymers had no reason to suspect things would be any different the second time around. But after their routine 20-week ultrasound with baby No. 2, … Continued
For Kurtis and Sonja Kuhn, seeing their “miracle babies,” Luke and Will, running, jumping and playing is a constant reminder of the uncertainty and joy that being a parent can bring – as well as what an important role the Midwest Fetal Care Center played in the months leading up to the birth of their … Continued