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two new momsWhat to expect: the first 24 hours

The baby's crib is ready. Diapers lined up in a row. Outfits neatly folded. Now What?

two new momsMeet two new moms and two South King County babies

Two new moms share their recent experiences at MultiCare Auburn Family Birth Center.

The pregnant OB part 9The Pregnant OB Part 9: Is it time?

The last chapter of Pregnant OB, Dr. Chen reflects on the anticipation moms feel the last weeks of pregnancy.

Virtual care meets moms where they areVirtual care meets moms where they are

Find out how virtual OB services are connecting busy moms with quality, convenient care.

guide to babyproofingThe new parents' guide to babyproofing

Expert advice to help new parents babyproof their home.

5 myths about pregnancy5 myths about pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a time filled with excitement and occasionally, confusion. Our OBs dispel 5 popular myths.

baby instruction manualWhere's my baby instruction manual?

We’re here to help you prepare for your baby, before and after their arrival.

what to pack babyWhat to pack: Having a baby

In between contractions is no time for packing your bag. A list of 10 essentials for your hospital to-go bag.

girlfriends guideThe girlfriends' guide to breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a unique experience for every mother and baby. Local moms and lactation experts offer advice and support.

lactation cookiesRecipe: Lactation cookies

This recipe is perfect for breastfeeding moms who want to boost their breast milk supply. We’ve also heard dads and siblings love these cookies. 

baby6 great things about breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn’t just good for babies. According to Sarah Newport, BSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, a nurse and lactation consultant with MultiCare Health System, it benefits everyone.

Breast pump at the officeBack to work while breastfeeding: Tips to stay on track

Read these five tips to help you continue achieving your breastfeeding goals when you return to work.

Carseat Safety Check029 most common infant car seat mistakes

Installing a car seat correctly is harder than you might think. A child passenger safety expert offers advice for parents.