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June is Pride Month: Resources, Hotlines, and More!

June is Pride Month: Resources, Hotlines, and More!

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping...

How to Teach Your Child to Swim

How to Teach Your Child to Swim

Summertime is the season for being outside and playing in the pool. Being a swimmer for 18 years made me fall in love with swimming, and I went to the pool daily. Going to the pool during the hottest days was great, but the weather I loved while at the pool was rainy...

Safety During Outdoor Playtime

Safety During Outdoor Playtime

It's outdoor season, and that means the little ones are getting their vitamin D from the sunshine. Being outside is a lot of fun for the children because they see how beautiful nature can be. However, this is also the time of year when parents get more nervous about...

Blossoming into Spring

Blossoming into Spring

Warm weather and flowers blooming is finally here. Springtime is one of my favorite seasons because of the weather and the holidays. It might be cold and rainy, but it can also be warm and sunny. Thinking of spring brings many memories to mind, especially during the...

Welcome to the story of The Birth Center

Welcome to the story of The Birth Center

We celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Birth Center, a momentous occasion celebrated with the individuals who have been instrumental in our journey. We were honored to have staff members who were present at the inception of The Birth Center join us in the...

The History of The Birth Center by Dorinda Dove MS, CNM

The Birth Center of Delaware was started by Edie Wonnell, CNM, who, as one of the founders of the Bryn Mawr Birth Center in Pennsylvania, was seeing women from Delaware driving to Pennsylvania for their care and realized the need for a birth center in our state.  She...

Preventing American Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, and during this month, we wear red to help raise awareness for heart disease. Heart disease is a severe medical disease, and it is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Heart disease in medical terminology is called...

The Significance of Self-Love 

It's February, the season of love! Do you remember when you were in grade school and Valentine's Day was coming up? You asked your parents for those cheap boxes of Valentine's Day candy and exchange cards. My favorite exchange cards were the SpongeBob Squarepants ones...