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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.
Half a world away in Afghanistan, the soldier’s face lit up in a huge smile as he heard his daughter’s fetal heartbeat for the first time. MultiCare’s video chat technology allowed Spc. Mylin Elder to join his wife Ashley’s ultrasound appointment in Dr. Roque Lanza’s office at MultiCare Women’s Center in Auburn, Wash.
Save the dates for Women's Health Expo in Bonney Lake, Girls Night Out in Gig Harbor, and Ladies Night Out in Tacoma.
When a woman feels a lump in her breast, the fear of breast cancer is often made worse by the fear of not having insurance or enough money to cover the cost of a mammogram, an ultrasound or a biopsy. If you’re a woman in this situation, we can help.
Like many women, Janey Barnhart, a research nurse for the MultiCare Institute of Research and Innovation, has struggled with her weight since junior high school. Her family’s bad eating habits only made Barnhart’s bad genes worse and made dieting a frequent occurrence in her life. But her weight loss “aha” moment finally came.
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.
Baby Jadelynn, pictured above, weighed 1 pound, 10 ounces when she was born at 24 weeks. Only one Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Tacoma is certified to care for all premature and critically ill newborns like Jadelynn, no matter how small their size or how complex their condition. That’s why mothers who want the highest level of NICU care for their baby in Tacoma choose the NICU at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.
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.
Bellybutton breakthrough: At MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Dr. John Lenihan is among the first surgeons to perform robotic single-site gynecological procedure in the United States.