Expert Tips and Advice for a Healthy Pregnancy

Your culture and your pregnancy: 5 tips for advocating for your ideal experience
Your culture plays an important role in shaping your pregnancy experience. Here are five tips for voicing your cultural preferences during your pregnancy and delivery.
A Better Birth
Two new moms talk about the special services and care that made giving birth at Providence Little Company of Mary a joyful experience.
Moving past “healthy mom, healthy baby” for Black mothers
As Providence celebrates Black Maternal Health Week, we recognize the importance of providing holistic care for Black birthing parents and babies.
Synergy at the Advanced Care Center
With five specialty practices under one roof, patients experience optimal care with maximum convenience at the Providence Advanced Care Center.
Discover the benefits of having a doula by your side
Guidance, comfort and empowerment for your unique birth experience
Understanding birth defects across the lifespan: Prevention & management
Explore insights into birth defects, from prevention to management throughout the lifespan. Learn how to support affected individuals and their families.
Providence supported one family through a challenging birth
Learn how Providence Alaska Children’s Hospital supported a couple when complications during pregnancy led to an early delivery.
U.S. News recognizes Providence St. Joseph Orange as high ranking for maternity care
Second year in a row the hospital received this prestigious designation
Providence midwives offer more than pregnancy support
Did you know? Midwives not only offer support during pregnancy but also throughout all stages of women’s health.
A tale of two miracles: Mother shares NICU journey
September marks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NIUC) Awareness Month.
Queen ranks on Maternity Honor Roll for achieving low C-section rate
Hospital makes Cal Hospital Compare Honor Roll for high performance in Maternity Care
Healthy mom, healthy baby: Supporting new moms and babies on their breastfeeding journey
Many parents choose to breastfeed their children, and Providence is proud to support these families as we celebrate National Breastfeeding Month together.
Breastfeeding Protects You and Baby
August is National Breastfeeding Month! Breastfeeding provides many health benefits for babies and mothers. Join us in celebrating mothers and breastfeeding parents.
“Trusting their experience brought me comfort"
Grateful mother reflects on compassionate care through the years at Providence
World-Class Birth Experience for Mom and Baby
Four first-time moms talk about why they chose maternity care at Providence Little Company of Mary.
Recognizing autism in children
Learn the early signs of autism in children ages 1-3. Get insights on symptoms, diagnosis and support from Providence’s Autism Center.
Providence Swedish acquires Olympia Obstetrics and Gynecology
Growing the Providence Swedish comprehensive women’s health care program in the South Puget Sound, to bring the highest level of specialty services for women in our community.
QVMC recognized for providing high-quality maternity care
Hospital receives two national awards for commitment to best practices
Providence Little Company of Mary recognized among Newsweek's America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance (PLCMT) was recognized on Newsweek’s annual list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2023.
Providence St. Joseph Hospital rated among best U.S. Maternity Hospitals on Newsweek’s 2023 List
Providence St. Joseph Hospital rated among best U.S. Maternity Hospitals on Newsweek’s 2023 List
Comprehensive guide to women’s health
Explore our in-depth guide on why women's health care needs differ, including heart health, pregnancy, pelvic health and more
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance named as only high-performing maternity care hospital in South Bay
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance was the only South Bay hospital to earn recognition from U.S. News & World Report for high performance in maternity care.
Hear Me Now: The importance of racial concordance in health care
Violet, program manager at Healthy Birth Initiative, and her daughter, Drechelle, share their experience with the needs of pregnant Black women.
It’s time to call the (Providence) midwives
You just found out you’re pregnant, but what now? Providence Regional Medical Center Everett’s hospital-based certified nurse-midwives provide personalized maternity care to achieve your ideal birth e
Partnering with Providence: Mario and Courtney Lopez’s maternity experience
Mario and Courtney Lopez found personalized maternity care and support for the whole family at Providence. Learn more about their experiences and pregnancies.
Focus on faith and family: How Mario and Courtney Lopez found a home at Providence
Mario Lopez and his wife selected Providence St. Joseph for all their of their pregnancies. Learn how faith, family played a role in that decision.
Providence Saint John’s Recognized as a Best Hospital for Maternity Care
Health center named a Best Hospital for Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report for its dedication to providing high-quality services to women and their families.
RSV, Flu & COVID: What you need to know
As fall and winter move in, your children may be exposed to the triple threat of RSV, the flu and COVID-19. Here’s how to tell the difference.
Learn how to prevent gynecologic cancer
It’s Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, so take the time to learn more about ovarian, endometrial/uterine, vulvar and vaginal cancer prevention.
For the love: One mom’s journey from birth trauma to pregnancy
Pregnancy and childbirth don’t always go as planned. Haley Bufkin learned that firsthand and was grateful to have Covenant caretakers by her side.