Pregnancy

Guide to Prenatal Yoga Classes around Indy

Pregnancy comes with all sorts of aches and pains as your sweet bundle of joy rapidly grows. Relax and stretch your muscles by attending a prenatal yoga class. Prenatal yoga classes come with an added bonus, too! Outside of...

Pregnant After 35: What’s the Big Deal?

Pregnancy is a personal decision that each family makes on its own, and the age of the mother may be a part of the conversation.  More women are delaying motherhood until they are older for various reasons — including career goals, financial concerns and delaying marriage...

Pregnancy Myths vs. Reality

There is a lot of information floating around about what pregnant women should and shouldn’t eat and do. To help us figure it all out, we asked Erin Neu, an OB nurse navigator with Franciscan St. Francis Health, to...

From Faint Lines to Motherhood

I watched as the two lines slowly appeared on the test. They were faint, yet blaring. “You’re pregnant” they screamed. I’m pregnant. Tears fell from the corners of my eyes and slid slowly down my cheeks. I could taste the salt...

Baby Registry 101

I remember the day like it was yesterday: pregnant with my first child, hand cradling my new baby bump, registry gun in hand...completely overwhelmed. Surely, if all of these products for babies existed, they existed for a reason, and...

As seen on IndyStyle: Packing The Perfect Diaper Bag

We're proud parents over here at Indy's Child magazine: It's a baby! As in OhBaby! magazine. This annual publication launched in April 2016, jam-packed with info, resources, and laughs for the new and expectant parent. Follow along this year...

Research To Real World: Broadcasting to bellies

This article appears in our February 2016 issue of Indy’s Child Parenting Magazine. Flip through it here or pick up a copy today at your local Marsh or Kroger store, YMCA, public library or community center. By now you must have heard...

Guiding You through pregnancy, and beyond.

So many things to think about…getting the baby’s nursery ready, baby showers, prenatal appointments, picking baby names… At Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis and Mooresville, we want you to feel confident throughout your pregnancy and as ready for the...

The Loudest Silence

"Push on my belly." On the surface it seemed like such a simple request from my wife. Once I completed her request, I'd never seen a her in so much pain...and I had previously witnessed her giving birth to our...

“Pregnancy Brain”

Many pregnant moms vow that they are losing their memory and their minds at the same time! “Pregnancy brain” is a term commonly used to describe the forgetfulness that many women experience during pregnancy and the postpartum period. The...

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