Pandemic Pregnancies: Parents-To-Be Navigate COVID Uncertainty

in the midst of a huge life change, parents see a ‘new normal’ when it comes to pregnancy, birth

In these unprecedented times, so many things have been cancelled – some never to be rescheduled. In my own life, after the pandemic arrived, structure and consistency were suddenly gone ...

Long-Term Support For First-Time Moms

Nurse-Family Parnership a trusted resource for moms, babies

Imagine you are pregnant with your first baby and you have little or no support, you barely have enough money for rent and food, let alone a new baby – and you have a million questions! ...

Taking Safe Sleep on the Road

ensure your baby’s sleep environment is safe, wherever you are

Traveling with baby takes a lot of planning and supplies. Making a “safe sleep plan” is a part of prepping for a trip. Having a plan helps parents and ...

Small Favors Add up

little ways to help new parents adjust to their little ones

Having a baby is a huge transitional event that changes so much about a couple’s lifestyle and schedule. From late-night fast food runs to 2am diaper changes and from dinner dates to ...

Get up and Get Out!

one local mom’s advice on leaving the house with baby

Hey there, Mama Bear. I see you. With the bags under your eyes, your hair a mess. You too, Papa Bear, I see that confused look of not being sure what to do. The newborn stage is ...

Co-Working With Kids in the Chippewa Valley

In the modern workforce, most people who parent infants or young children and work outside the home must effectively split their wage with a caretaker. That might be a ...

Meant to Be: Adoptive parents never stop learning

When many people imagine preparing to bring a baby home, they envision nine months of room painting, nesting, baby showers, and supply runs that will almost certainly culminate in welcoming ...

Caring Pregnancy Community

She got ready to leave the house without the diaper bags, strollers, and bottles – for once. She said goodbye to her three-year-old and nine-month-old twins. She was feeling a little queasy and was looking forward ...

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Eau Claire

Babies! is sponsored by:

Mayo Clinic Health System
1221 Whipple St.
Eau Claire