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Jessica Woehlhaff glances at her display honoring her daughter's life.

Spreading awareness, support after pregnancy or infant loss

"People just don't talk about it so you feel alone when it happens to you"
Courtney Collen 10 min read
Father and mother hold their quintuplet newborns at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.

Mom’s dream of big family comes true with quintuplets

Four girls and a boy have joined their two older brothers in ND family
Jane Thaden Lawson 22 min read
A newborn baby boy breastfeeding for the first time in hospital.

5 breastfeeding FAQs for new moms

Your breastfeeding questions, answered by a doctor
Rachel Peterson, MD 6 min read
Thoughtful pregnant woman looks out the window home. Holding a hand on the tummy. Mental health and pregnancy.

Pandemic affects mental health of pregnant women, new moms

Anxiety before birth, isolation postpartum can heighten pandemic stress
Courtney Collen 5 min read
SIDS: red heart in empty crib

How to have a safe night’s sleep and help prevent SIDS

Learn about sudden infant death syndrome and what you can do to prevent it
Parenting Services 8 min read
A mother and newborn baby boy are indoors in a hospital room. The mother is sitting in bed and kissing the baby on the forehead.

Newborn screenings: Why do them? What’s the benefit?

Newborn screenings detect potentially harmful or fatal disorders
Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP 12 min read
Dr. Amy Kelley headshot

COVID-19 FAQs: Are pregnant women ‘high risk’?

CDC: Pregnant women might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19
Courtney Collen 6 min read
A pregnant woman, Michele Sorenson, is held by her husband, Kyle. They appreciate the prenatal video visit option

Prenatal video visit option pleases couple and OB/GYN

Benefits include convenience and a more personal atmosphere
Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Courtney Collen talks over Skype with Dr. Jeanne Hassebroek-Johnson about potential pregnancy risks with COVID-19

COVID-19 FAQs: OB/GYN talks about potential pregnancy risks

Dr. Hassebroek-Johnson urges women to follow precautions, stay socially distant
Courtney Collen 5 min read
Luke and Alissa Sendelbach pose as Alissa holds their newborn baby, Audrey. (Photo courtesy of the Sendelbachs)

Mom describes experience of having baby during pandemic

Sanford nurses 'were amazing. They made us feel like nothing was different'
Courtney Collen 7 min read