Alternative Child Birthing Methods

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Feb 19, 2020 4:23:00 PM

If you’re looking to learn more about alternative child birthing methods, you’re not alone. While most people still deliver in a hospital, home births have been on the rise in recent years and medical providers have been adapting to the increased interest in alternative childbirth.

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Topics: Birthing Center

Skin-to-Skin: A Crucial Choice for Your Baby

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Feb 12, 2020 4:31:00 PM

How you spend the first few moments with your new baby is incredibly impactful. Studies have shown that human touch is beneficial for both mental and physical health, and it is especially beneficial for newborn babies. In fact, it’s so important for babies, that many hospitals and healthcare providers have developed protocols to encourage physical contact between newborns and their parents immediately after delivery.

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Topics: Birthing Center

Oh Baby! How to Pick a Hospital for Your Special Delivery

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jan 17, 2020 2:18:00 PM

It may feel like every decision just got a little more complicated—and the baby’s not even born yet. In fact, the decision on where to have your baby can seem like a complicated one in itself. So, how do you get started on finding the right place to give birth?

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Topics: Birthing Center

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