Mom and her partner

What to Expect When You’re Giving Birth during COVID-19

However you're feeling, it's normal. A South Shore Health midwife explains what families should expect when welcoming a baby at South Shore Hospital.

What to Expect When You’re Giving Birth during COVID-19

Julie Paul, CNM talks to Shannon, a patient, in the perinatal behavioral health clinic at South Shore Health

Perinatal Behavioral Health: Building a Community

Depression, anxiety, and addiction can be isolating, especially for expectant or new mothers. Julie Paul, PMHNP-BC, CNM reflects on her midwifery practice and how it led her to building a community for women on the South Shore.

Perinatal Behavioral Health: Building a Community

Nannette Landry, Certified Nurse Midwife, talks to a mom

The State of Midwifery at South Shore Health

Midwifery care has been an integral part of South Shore Health for more than 30 years. Learn how midwives at South Shore Hospital and beyond are improving women's health on the South Shore.

The State of Midwifery at South Shore Health

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

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

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

A cartoon illustration of a mucus plug

The Mystery of the Mucus Plug

Toward the end of pregnancy, the mucus plug may make an appearance. Learn more about the mucus plug and what it means for your pregnancy.

The Mystery of the Mucus Plug

A mother and her newborn at South Shore Hospital

Get to Know Your Labor and Delivery Team

There's a wide variety of people who will help you safely welcome your baby into the world. A midwife explains the key players and their role in your labor and delivery team.

Get to Know Your Labor and Delivery Team