Bringing Baby Home: The First Years

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St. Johns Hospital - Detroit

Hi! My sister-in-law is changing her OB. Her possible new OB works out of St. John Hospital in Detroit. I had my second child there and did not have a good experience with the nursing staff. I hardly saw them!! I sent my son to the nursery one night and they returned him 45 minutes later! I actually never saw the nursery, do they even have one?! I literally saw each nurse only once during their shift. I don't want to scare my sister-in-law, but want her to have a good experience. Has anyone else had their baby there? Wondering...


Birth Control & Teens

I just recently took my 16 year old daughter to my OB/GYN to be put on birth...

Car Seats

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Car Seat ?

My son is 11 months and weighs about 22 pounds, woould it be okay to turn him around.I know you are supposed to wait until they are one and at least twenty pounds but he is really hating his car seat now and he looks a little silly being that big facing rear.He is crawling and has taken a few steps so he seems strong enough.Any thought would be appreciated.thanks

Preparing Siblings

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Questions About Preparing Toddler for Sibling

I am 30 weeks PG with my second child and have a 1.5 year old son. He will be 20 mo. when the baby is born, and I have been trying to "prepare" him for the arrival of his new sibling, but he is not extremely verbal quite yet, so I am not sure how much he understands. He likes to pat my tummy and I tell him that his little sister is in there and will come out soon and see him, try to talk about babies, point out babies and tell him we are going to get a baby. I was wondering if anyone knows of any good books on the subject that I could look...