Our Maternity Navigator

Christi VanBuskirk


Christi offers experience as a labor and delivery, triage, baby and antepartum nurse to her role as an OB Navigator. She is committed to collaborating with expectant parents, serving as a guide, advocate and friend as they make the journey to parenthood. Christi works closely with parents from the time of their very first hospital tour through all the stages of pregnancy and finally as they welcome their newest addition.

11 Things To Do Before Getting Pregnant

11 Things To Do Before Getting Pregnant Are you and your partner thinking about trying for a baby? Sure, you know what to expect when you’re expecting, but do you know what to do before you even get pregnant? The truth is, you should start treating your body like it’s...

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When Parents Are Away: Info Every Caregiver Must Have

When Parents Are Away: Info Every Caregiver Must Have Accidents can happen; this is why it is important you provide your child’s caregiver the all of the information to ensure your child receives the fullest care possible. Here is what to include in your Caregiver ER...

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Causes of Infertility in Men and Women

If you’ve been trying to conceive for a couple months but haven’t had any success, it’s normal to wonder about infertility. It can take up to a year to get pregnant, but if it takes any longer than that, it may be time to see a doctor. Here are some common causes of...

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5 Reasons to Consider a Midwife for Your Pregnancy

Reasons to Consider a Midwife for Your Pregnancy Diane Utz, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists As a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), I frequently see new patients who are surprised to be in my office—they assumed a traditional...

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Managing Pregnancy-Related Back Pain

Managing Pregnancy-Related Back Pain Many women experience back pain during pregnancy. Learn about what you can do to prevent and manage pregnancy-related back pain in a healthy way for you and your baby.   If you are pregnant and suffering from back pain, you...

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About Brookside Babies

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