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Make way for baby

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — If you’ve been thinking, “Hey! There are a lot of pregnant women around lately,” relax — it’s not just your imagination.

“We are expecting 55 babies at the hospital this month,” confirmed Wendy Marco, clinical nurse m…continue reading on dglobe.com

Make way for baby

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — If you’ve been thinking, “Hey! There are a lot of pregnant women around lately,” relax — it’s not just your imagination.

“We are expecting 55 babies at the hospital this month,” confirmed Wendy Marco, clinical nurse m…continue reading on dglobe.com

Paid parental leave becoming less common

July 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — It can be difficult for moms to return to work after the birth of a child.
Breanna Breidenbach of Fargo quit her job and became a full-time independent sales director with Mary Kay just before her first child was born both because of the e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

‘Heavenly Babies’ program helps families grieve, remember

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jane Davis has spent most of her 30-year nursing career on the labor and delivery floor at CHI St. Joseph’s Health in Dickinson.
Well-known as an experienced and caring nurse, Davis estimates she has attended at least 2,000 births. However, she is…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

CDC: More Dakota women waiting to have first baby

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

More Dakota women are waiting to have their first baby, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming had rises of 40 to 60 percent in first birth rates among women ages 40 to 44…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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