Umbilical Cord Care

Throughout your pregnancy, you were intimately connected to your baby via the umbilical cord. This amazing combination of two arteries, a vein, gelatinous material called Wharton’s jelly and a very tough outer membrane, delivered the nutrient-rich, oxygenated blood...

What We Wish We’d Known When Bringing Home a Newborn

Bringing home a newborn for the first time is so exiting – and it’s also daunting. That’s particularly true if you live far away from family and core friends from childhood and college. What we’ve learned over time though, you don’t need as much as you’d think in that...