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By Emily Nusbaum, RN, IBCLC, Boone Family Birthplace When it comes to pregnancy and caring for a newborn, the amount of information you find on the internet can be almost…

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Tummy Time Tips For Your Baby

Tummy Time Tips For Your Baby

Tummy time is critical for infant development. Infants who do not get enough tummy time may have delayed motor development, a higher risk for sensory and coordination disorders, and an irregular head shape.

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5 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT IMMUNIZATIONS

5 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT IMMUNIZATIONS

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? The safety and efficacy of immunizations have been debated for many generations. When it comes to raising children, there are a lot of decisions to be made, which can lead to anxiety for you as a parent. However, information is power. The more informed you are, the easier it is to confidently make decisions for your children.

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Reese Renee Boone Baby Story

Reese Renee Boone Baby Story

I think every mother has the first time seeing their baby imprinted in their brain. You stare at this beautiful little baby laying on your chest, in awe that you somehow grew a human inside of you. I remember feeling so exhausted but also so in awe of my little girl.

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5 Ways To Care For Baby In The Winter

5 Ways To Care For Baby In The Winter

Caring for a baby in the wintertime can be challenging, but knowing and taking a few precautionary measures can protect your child from problems that could arise as cold temperatures set in, both outside and indoors.

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Making Plans for Baby

Making Plans for Baby

We believe that there can certainly be a balance of the risk and benefits by having a low-intervention delivery in the hospital. Why not have the best of both worlds, with the assurance of emergency care for mom and baby, but with minimal interventions?

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10 Steps to Help Baby Sleep Safely

10 Steps to Help  Baby Sleep Safely

Nothing can fully describe the feeling of bringing your brand-new baby home with you for the first time. Many parents desire and seek some sort of daily routine. It may take a while to adjust, as parents often get advice from many different sources. Unfortunately, one topic that isn’t usually discussed nearly enough is safe sleep practices. 

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Emilee’s Road to Recovery from AFE

Emilee’s Road to Recovery from AFE

In October 2017, Emilee Lenz and her son Brock survived an Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE), an unpreventable, unpredictable and often-fatal complication of pregnancy during childbirth. 

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Next Generation

Next Generation

LeAn Smith had recently been recognized for 40 years of service as a nurse at Boone Hospital Center when one of her teammates on the Postpartum floor of Boone Family Birthplace told her, “There’s a gentleman down the hall who says you delivered him when he was born!”

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“I’d Lost Myself”

“I’d Lost Myself”

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a mom,” says Missy Nichols of Columbia, Mo. When she and her husband, Spencer, learned they were expecting their first baby in 2014, they were overjoyed.

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