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Looking back on my daughter’s first year of life, I realize that so much of parenthood is trial and error. There are as many unique parenting styles as there are types of kids, and nothing about parenting is cut and dry.
No matter if you’re a crunchy mama, modern mama, by the book mama, stay at home mama or working mama, here are five things every new mom should know.
Save the dates for Women's Health Expo in Bonney Lake, Girls Night Out in Gig Harbor, and Ladies Night Out in Tacoma.
Women may not know where to turn after a mastectomy, breast reconstruction or custom prosthesis, especially when it comes to finding clothes that will make them feel good. The Healthy Reflections Boutique is one great resource for women seeking a little style after a less-than-glamorous procedure.
We use real, local people in our photos and videos.
A recent photoshoot at a house in Central Tacoma features Antonette Paulette, who is due to give birth Sept. 3 at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.
Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.
Now, she’s working hard to make sure other women have the same chance of survival she did.
Looking at 9-year-old Madison today, you’d never guess she spent the first days of her life in MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
She loves gymnastics, hockey, soccer and the hospital that took such good care of her and her mom, Tiffany Lindsay.
What was MultiCare urogynecologist Dr. Danielle Price’s first thought when she saw the new Internet video circulating that highlights women who pee during extreme CrossFit workouts?
“I see all of those people doing heavy lifting and think of their poor pelvic floors!” exclaims Price.
A bald scalp is a blank canvas for artwork that is helping some patients cope with hair loss after chemotherapy treatments at the MultiCare Regional Cancer Center. Called a henna crown, the intricate, temporary designs are created with a plant-based dye.
More than 5,000 families every year choose MultiCare Family Birth Centers to bring their newest members into the world. This week, we asked a few new mothers to share their recent experiences with our birth centers.
Anyone can participate, but men are encouraged to wear high heels for the one-mile walk that starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at Pioneer Park in downtown Puyallup, right after the Meeker Days 5k Fun Run that begins at 9 a.m.
Pregnant women and new mothers may qualify for a Medela Breast Pump with no out-of-pocket costs, thanks to a change in insurance coverage requirements as part of the Affordable Care Act.
August 2010 was a life-changing month for Angie Hart. On August 7, Hart’s brother-in-law Chadd was killed in Kentucky. On August 8, the expectant mother was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome and rushed by ambulance to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. On August 9, Bailey Rainn Miller was born by emergency cesarean section – nine weeks early and weighing just 2 pounds, 13 ounces.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park is perhaps the last thing you expect to see during a trip to the doctor’s office: a fully functioning medical day spa.
As a gal who’s never been able to resist a good trip to the spa, I knew I had to check it out.
Sunday's episode of "Downton Abbey," a PBS drama set in 1920s England, raised many questions about the dangers of eclampsia and preeclampsia during pregnancy. For answers, we turned to MultiCare OB/GYN physicians and the MultiCare Health Library. (If you're pregnant, find an OB/GYN physician or other health provider here.)