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More parents choose Virtua for the delivery of their babies than any other healthcare provider in the region.  Learn more...

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Topic: Parenting

5 Ways to Conquer Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety can be equally difficult for both mom and child. Chrissy had a hard time handling her son's tears every time she dropped him off at daycare. She did her research and has implemented some steps that are relieving her son's separation anxiety. She shares those steps with you.

Topic: Parenting

Could It Be PPD?

12 years after the delivery her daughter, M.B. looks back and realizes she probably suffered from postpartum depression. Because her symptoms weren’t severe, she didn’t make the connection and she never sought help. She shares her story so that you won’t suffer alone like she did.

Topic: Parenting

Losing the Baby Weight: The Key to Getting Back in Shape

Eight months post-partum, Chrissy hadn't started exercising again. She desperately needed some motivation and found it in a place she never dreamed. If you are having trouble finding your motivation, Chrissy shares 3 tips to help you get moving again.

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Topic: Parenting

The Hope of a Safe, Healthy Pregnancy

Librizzi No Voice Does Not Mean No Hope

Dr. Ronald Librizzi, a renowned maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Virtua, instills hope in women who have suffered tragedies and works with them to produce the triumph of a safe, healthy pregnancy and a thriving newborn.

Topic: Parenting

There’s No Debate: Vaccinate

There’s No Debate: Vaccinate

One small, fraudulent study back in the 90s started the vaccination debate and parents began to choose not to vaccinate their children. As a result, previously controlled childhood diseases are coming back. Find out which ones and what you can do about it.

Topic: Parenting

Play Hide and Seek with Veggies in Kids' Favorite Foods

Play Hide and Seek with Veggies in Kids' Favorite Foods

How do you get more veggies into your kids? Sometimes – you just have to hide them. Virtua registered dietitian Jackie Bennett shows you 4 kid-approved (and veggie-fied) recipes for popsicles, mac & cheese and more.

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