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Gold Coast Doulas Diaper Drive and Anniversary Event

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 08-22-2016 under

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – (August 22, 2016) – Gold Coast Doulas is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 1 with a giveback event at Nestlings Diaper Bank located at 650 Riley Street, Ste. L in Holland. The free event is from...

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Midwifery is a Booming Business in West Michigan

by (lcornwell2460)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Midwives are with women. Midwifery care has been around for thousands of years and gives support during pregnancy and birth that is unmatched. Midwives care for women during preconception, pregnancy, and women’s health. The high quality, ...

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Catalyst Radio: Holistic Moms Network connecting parents embracing healthy ways of life

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio we learn about an organization called Holistic Moms Network, newly formed in the Grand Rapids area. Avery Karns...

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Prenatal Care Programs and Resources Within Grand Rapids

by (Oatment)

Submitted 12-05-2009 under NEWS

By Eric Nodge and Jenna Martens, Fredrick Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University. Part three of a three-part series   In 2005, with a rate of 7.9 per 1,000 live births, Michigan ranked 40th in the nation in overall infant...

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Moving Towards Adequate Prenatal Care: Preventing Low Birth-weight and High Infant Mortality Rates in GR

by (Oatment)

Submitted 12-04-2009 under OPINION

By: Annie Hakim, Frederick Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University Part two of a three-part series on prenatal care in Grand Rapids Government and non-profits within Kent County have already made significant strides...

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Prenatal Care Discrepancies within Grand Rapids

by (Oatment)

Submitted 12-03-2009 under NEWS

By: Tyler Oatmen and Sarah Loveland, Frederick Meijer Honors College, Grand Valley State University First article in a three-part series When I walked into the Baxter Community Center on Grand Rapids' southeast side for the first time...

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Motherhood–The Journey

by (MomsBloom)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

MomsBloom will present Motherhood–The Journey on Thursday, October 8, at Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids. Local actors, dancers and musicians will perform this theatrical fundraiser that explores mothering—from wanting a baby to having a baby and...

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