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Program to help parents understand crying babies

April 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A new program in South Dakota is educating parents about a period in a baby’s life when they may cry a lot.
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Rosebud Hospital 1st in SD to earn baby-friendly status

December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The hospital is also the first IHS hospital to earn the designation, which promotes breastfeeding.
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Webcams in newborn ICUs a growing business

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The importance of feeling close to babies for the babies as well as their parents has transformed newborn intensive care units around the country. Instead of brief visiting hours, for instance, many allow parents 24-hour access. The next step in the process involves webcam technology. Continue Reading

High-tech system protects newborns

August 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Security that saved California baby also in place locally. Continue Reading

More hospitals storing, sharing breast milk with ill babies

July 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, which opened its milk bank in May, is part of a growing movement by the Maryland health community to make breast milk donated by other moms more available in hospitals. So far only three hospitals Sinai, Johns Hopkins and Saint Agnes are licensed by the state to use donated milk. Continue Reading

March for Babies: Mom remembers son born 9 weeks early

April 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

When looking at William, active and vibrant, one couldn’t tell that his life is the result of a miracle. Continue Reading

Tiny baby, 9 1/2 ounces at birth, finally leaving L.A. hospital for home

January 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Melinda Star Guido has been growing steadily and gaining weight since she was born premature at 24 weeks in August at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. She is the world’s third smallest baby and the second smallest in the U.S.
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Western N.D. births increase in 2011

January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Hospital officials around the state say they are increasing staff and constructing additional rooms to handle the baby boom. Continue Reading

1 in 30 babies born in U.S. are a twin, according to government report

January 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More U.S. women are having twins these days. The reason? Older moms and fertility treatments. One in every 30 babies born in the U.S. is a twin an astounding increase over the last three decades, according to a government report issued today. In 1980, only 1 in every 53 babies was a twin. Continue Reading

S.D. twin siblings born in different years

January 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When they grow up, a set of newborn twins in South Dakota will be able to tell people they were born in different years. Kylee Anthony was born a minute before midnight on New Year’s Eve, and brother John Jr. was born three minutes into 2012, the Rapid City Journal reported. Continue Reading