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Coed Baby Showers

Times are changing, and the idea of a coed baby shower doesn’t seem as strange as it used to. So much of how people commonly celebrate the pregnancy journey revolves around the mother and her baby, but non-pregnant partners are just as much a part of parenthood. A...

Digital Baby Books

Your baby is going to have a lot of first moments, and you’re going to want to treasure them forever. However, becoming a mother doesn’t mean that you’ll suddenly develop scrapbooking or crafting skills if you didn’t have them before, and you’re probably going to be...

Best of Both Worlds: Midwives in the Hospital

Having a baby is very exciting, but choosing who will care for you during your pregnancy and delivery can be stressful. There are a lot of options for expectant mothers to make the choice that best fits them. Midwives are becoming more popular, but choosing midwifery...

Fun Fall Pregnancy Ideas

A change in seasons means a change in the potential things you can do. Fall offers plenty of opportunities to do fun things during your pregnancy. Here’s a short list from the midwives at Desert Blossom Women’s Care. Get a Flu Shot Ok, so a trip to the doctor might...

Sex During Pregnancy

You probably know quite a bit about sex, especially if that’s how you got pregnant. However, there are a lot of myths about sex during pregnancy that need to be dispelled, and you and your partner might have fears and questions. There’s no need to be nervous or...

Eating Out While Pregnant

Good nutrition is more important to you now than ever. The good news is that you can find healthy choices just about anywhere as long as you know where to look. Keep these tips from the Desert Blossom Women’s Care clinic nurse-midwives when you’re grabbing a lunch on...

Tips for the First-Time Grandma

Becoming a grandma is a big deal. The day that your child becomes a parent themselves is one that you’ve been anticipating, and it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of the newest addition to the family. The midwives at Desert Blossom Women’s Care have these...

Maternity Halloween Costumes

Your baby’s first Halloween costume might be the one that you wear while you’re pregnant. Even if going all-out for Halloween sounds like a chore, you can still dress up your bump and enjoy tasty fall snacks. Here are some costume suggestions from the midwives at...

How to Count Your Pregnancy in Weeks & Months

There are a lot of reasons to count out where you are in your pregnancy—the end of those pesky first trimester symptoms, major milestones, and just plain old excitement to meet your little one, among others. There are ways of counting the days, weeks, and months of...

Pregnancy Announcements

If you’re past the 12-week mark, you’re probably thinking about how to announce your pregnancy to friends and family. The midwives at Desert Blossom Women’s Care in Arizona have met numerous mothers and families, and each one announced its pregnancy a little...

Awarded Best of the Vista Medical Provider

Desert Blossom Women's Care is trilled to announce that we received the "Medical Provider" in the Herald/Review Media's 4th annual "Best of" campaign. Nominated by the general public, supporters then voted for their favorite organizations, providers and...

Maternity Clothing for All Trimesters & After Baby

For fashion-forward moms, it’s easy to find maternity clothes that aren’t frumpy. It’s important to stay true to yourself and comfortable while you’re going through the physical and emotional changes of pregnancy, so if fashion is your thing, keep it up! Whatever...

Healthy Aging Month

U.S. women are living longer than ever, with many living well beyond their 80s and having full lives. By 2050, the number of Americans aged 65 or older will be double what is was in 2010; this means it’s important to raise awareness about healthy aging. September is...

Baby’s First Bath

At first, bathing your baby involves sponge baths with a warm, damp washcloth. You also will frequently be washing your infant’s face and hands and making sure he or she is clean after diaper changes. Once the umbilical cord stump dries up, falls out and the area...

Miscarriage: Common Questions and Answers

Society doesn’t talk openly about miscarriage. Even if you haven’t heard of one from someone you know, odds are someone in your life has gone through the pain of pregnancy loss — and if you’re going through it, you’re not alone. Whether it’s your first miscarriage or...

Planning Your Return After Maternity Leave

It’s never too early to think about how you’ll handle the transition back to work once your maternity leave is up. Being a working mom requires some planning and thinking about what you really want,especially after the baby is here. Think about parts of your maternity...

Pregnancy Fitness: What Not to Do

There are many benefits to working out while pregnant. Exercising can improve or maintain your current level of fitness, help with some pregnancy discomforts, get your body ready for delivery day, and after birth, help shed post-pregnancy weight. Overall, exercising...