Maternity

Milk and Honeysuckle Lactation and Wellness Offers Support for Mothers Feeding Infants 

Kristen Weber’s background is in OBGYN nursing, and she had helped many pregnant and postpartum moms. Even with that background, she struggled nursing her...

Black Doulas in Toledo Pushing Forward

Tiana Taylor and Anita the Doula are Toledo natives. They are both college graduates and entrepreneurs. They’ve also been working as full spectrum doulas...

Newly FDA-Approved Drug a Game Changer for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) can affect any mom and carries with it significant risks. In the past, there have not been many options for effectively...

As We Grow Diaper Bank Helps Families in Need

Photos by Junior League of Toledo Diaper need is a growing problem impacting parents across the country, including right here in Northwest Ohio. As diaper...

Ohio Legislation Looks at Doula Services

Maternal care in Ohio is in dire need of improvement. Out of 50 states, Ohio ranks number 21 in maternal mortality. In addition, Ohio...

Let’s Talk, Baby! Baby T.A.L.K. supports children’s development

The YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral Department’s program, Baby T.A.L.K. (Teaching Activities for Learning and Knowledge), is free and open to all parents with children ages birth-five years old.

What to Know about Comprehensive Maternal Care

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Ohio has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the country. In 2020, Ohio...

Long-Term Breast Milk Storage Revolutionized by Milkify

Breast milk, nature’s perfect infant food, is universally celebrated for its unmatched nutritional profile.

Read This: A Roundup of Children’s Books by Local Authors

Northwest Ohio is home to many creative people, including countless authors of popular children’s books. From books about turtles, pigs, and stinky elephants to...

2023 Back to School Guide: Open Houses & New STEAM Tools

This year, we’ve put together resources to help moms and dads who are in various stages of their child’s educational journey. We have a...

Capture your Bundle of Joy with JP Photography

Your pregnancy is a precious time — even when it doesn’t feel like it amidst all the morning sickness and sleeping difficulties! You’ll want...