High-Risk Moms: Our Common Bond By Catherine Halpern

March 31st, 2015

My high-risk pregnancy was certainly a challenge. But because of my experience I connect to people on a much deeper level and I know what matters most. I have been a Sidelines volunteer since 2007. To date I have worked with eighteen moms experiencing high-risk pregnancy. Each mom and baby has a special place in […]

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Communicating With Your Healthcare Team

December 18th, 2014

No woman is happy to hear the news that she will be placed on bed rest for a portion of her pregnancy. Gone instantly is her hope for an idyllic pregnancy, where she can work up until the day before the birth, feeling energetic and looking glowing the whole way through. As for my experience […]

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Some Things To Do For A Mom On Activity Restriction

December 17th, 2014

Bring her a pint of ice cream Do her laundry or fold clothes while you visit Bring her some scented lotion or shower gel Lend her books about childrearing Give her a pedicure and paint her toenails Change the sheets on her bed Fluff up her pillows Bring her some lip gloss and breath mints […]

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