Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, a new mobile resource for expectant moms and dads offers quick and easy access to things you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care. Kris Scott from Allina Health Home Health – Mother and Newborn, says the newest app feature supports families who choose breastfeeding. See the interview on allinanews.com.
As a nurse, Kimberly Hinrichs does her best to help expectant parents prepare for the big event. But she couldn't help noticing that there were a lot of empty seats at the childbirth classes she oversees, so she decided to try something new: a "fast track" class for harried parents-to-be. Learn more at allinanews.com.
Today's grandparents are getting schooled on the changes in child-rearing since they raised their own families. Get perspectives on the Expectant Grandparents class at United Hospital on allinanews.com.
You can use your iPad®, iPhone®, or iPod touch®; Android smartphone or tablet; or your Kindle Fire to follow baby's kicks, time contractions and, after baby is born, track feedings and diaper changes with the Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond mobile application. Download the free app:
Use your cellphone to receive text messages to help you before and after baby arrives. Text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411, or go to text4baby.org to sign up for this free service of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.