The maternity ward at South Shore Hospital gets together to celebrate the 10th birthday of Lyla Jane, who was born at the hospital in 2010.

Happy birthday, Lyla Jane! A special celebration at South Shore Hospital

Lyla Jane's aunt and uncle wanted to send pizza to South Shore Hospital to celebrate her 10th birthday — but the team turned that celebration into much more.

Happy birthday, Lyla Jane! A special celebration at South Shore Hospital

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Pregnant and Concerned about COVID-19? We’re Here to Help

Expecting families are especially anxious right now. Learn how our maternity team is keeping you safe.

Pregnant and Concerned about COVID-19? We’re Here to Help

Mary Hogan Donaldson shows baby spinning

What Moms Should Know about Optimal Fetal Positioning

Baby spinning is an important part of a woman's late pregnancy routine. South Shore Health Certified Nurse Midwife Mary Hogan Donaldson goes behind the science of baby spinning and answers common questions about the practice.

What Moms Should Know about Optimal Fetal Positioning

Baby sleeping on Mom's shoulder

The ABCs of Infant Safe Sleep

The critical components to infant safe sleep are as simple as ABC. Learn how some simple steps can keep your sleeping baby safe.

The ABCs of Infant Safe Sleep

A woman and her OBGYN talk while looking at diagram of a uterus

Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

Is permanent birth control, such as a tubal sterilization, tubal ligation, or getting your tubes tied a good option for you? An OB/GYN answers common questions about the risks and benefits of sterilization.

Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

two young women talking in a cafe over coffee

Self-care for Postpartum Moms

Pregnant women focus on getting things ready for their baby. Midwife Ruby Ristuccia recommends that it's just as important to get self-care time on the books, and shares how to make it happen once your baby arrives.

Self-care for Postpartum Moms

Midwife and mother hugging

Celebrating National Midwifery Week

South Shore Health celebrates National Midwifery Week with a look back at the history of the craft, both globally and here on the South Shore.

Celebrating National Midwifery Week

A doctor places a stethoscope on the chest of an infant, who is lying in a blanket.

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Choosing a doctor to provide care for your newborn can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't need to be! Dr. Mairead Wilson has the information you need to take one more item off of your pregnancy to-do list.

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Mom and Nurse in Early Labor Lounge

Signs of Early Labor

Is that your water breaking, or did you just pee? A midwife explains the signs of early labor and when it's time to call your provider.

Signs of Early Labor