NashvilleHealth | baby health

By Lynn Erdman There is something about seeing a mom hold her baby for the first time that never gets old. Everything about that moment, from the way she’s cuddling her baby, to seeing her stroke his or her head — you just know she wants...

By Alexandra Sifferlin When it comes to gaining weight during pregnancy, there's an ongoing debate about what's healthy. Current guidelines from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommend different weight-gain ranges for women—anywhere from 11 to 40 lbs, based on their pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI). But...

Caring for a newborn: there are few things that carry more questions. To help new moms and moms-to-be, we recently talked to NashvilleHealth Board Member, Dr. Stephaine Walker on Twitter, about newborn baby care. Now we want to keep the conversation going. Today, we are launching an...



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