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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...

The Emotions of Finding Out You’re Pregnant

Whether you have been trying to conceive for a long time, or may not have expected your pregnancy, between conception circumstances and the physical effects of pregnancy, you have a lot of feelings about what you’re going through -- and it might not be what you...

Essential Oil Basics

Often we, as midwives, are sought out because we have a sense of pregnancy and birth as a natural process. Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) are highly trained so we can explain these natural processes, guiding you into a more confident and healthy pregnancy. At times...

Peaceful Birth-It Is Possible

Birth. It is a big deal. A moment that changes lives forever, a memory that will be remembered for many years, definitely a monumental moment. Have you thought of what your birth will be like? For some this is a moment they have dreamt of for what seems like a...

Fun Date Night Ideas for New Parents

It’s been a while since delivery, you’re feeling better -- and maybe have some cabin fever. You and your partner probably haven’t had much time alone together, and most of your conversations likely involve diapers and feedings. Midwives are great for taking care of...

All About Baby Acne

Your baby is perfect in every way, but you notice a breakout of acne on your child’s sweet face. Acne? Already? Babies grow up fast, but looking a bit like a teenager right now isn’t unusual. Here’s what to know about baby acne from the midwives at Desert Blossom...

Pregnancy 101: Cravings

While pregnant, some foods may send you running to the bathroom, while other foods send you or your partner to the grocery store to quell an intense craving. Cravings are normal during pregnancy, and they’re very strong, hard to ignore and could be bizarre. Experts...

Delivery Day Duties for Partners

The “traditional” image of the beginning of fatherhood involves the dad waiting for an announcement in the waiting room on delivery day. Today, though, many dads and partners are involved as soon as the pregnancy test comes back positive, and you’re welcome at and...