Pregnancy & Parenting

Navigate the incredible journey of pregnancy and parenting with expert insights, helpful tips, and valuable resources. From prenatal care to early childhood development, we are your trusted companion for all things related to growing and nurturing your family.

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How to Prepare for Maternity Leave

It's almost time to welcome your newborn to the world, so that means it's time to start preparing for maternity leave.

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What To Do With Your Placenta After Birth

Let's talk about the importance of post-birth options for the placenta. Whether you choose to keep your placenta, preserve it for the future, or donate it - there are numerous options.

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What is the Apgar Test

What is an Apgar test and what do different scores mean? Learn about the Apgar test, what it measures, and its scoring system in this article from Americord®.

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How to Choose a Pediatrician

Finding the right doctor is essential for your child's health and well-being. Browse these tips from Americord® for choosing a pediatrician for your newborn.

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The Power Of The Placenta: Facts and Benefits After Birth

Hospitals often throw away the placenta after birth, however there are so many healing components hiding in there. Let's talk the power of the placenta!

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The Importance of Preconception Care

Preconception care ensures future families are prepared for a healthy pregnancy. Invest in your future child's health with stem cell storage at Americord®.

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Your Baby's First Vacation: How to Prepare and What to Consider

Your baby has arrived, but summer is right around the corner. We're here to help you plan and be prepared for you first family vacation with a newborn.

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How to Determine if Your Newborn is Sick

Learn how to determine if your baby is sick, signs to look for, and know when to seek medical attention.

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Delivery Checklist: 5 Things You Didn't Know You Needed

It's time to welcome your newborn, but what will make the delivery process easier? Use our delivery checklist to make sure you're bringing all the essentials!

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