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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘St. Joseph’s Hospital’

Breastfeeding duration depends on preparation

Concerns about breastfeeding during the first 14 days after delivery can impact how long a new mother is likely to breastfeed, according to a study in the October 2013 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Study authors interviewed first-time moms during pregnancy, 24 hours after giving birth and then periodically for the […]

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Taking care of preemies: St. Joseph’s Hospital is now a NIDCAP training center

What’s the best way to take care of a preemie? Teach caregivers to follow the baby’s lead, say experts who developed the Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP). The program was developed by researchers at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston about 25 years ago. In Phoenix, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical […]

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Preparing for breastfeeding: choosing where to deliver

breastfeeding choosing where to deliver

A key predictor of long-term success for breastfeeding rests on what happens between a mother and her newborn in those precious hours after birth.

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Talking to kids about 9/11

Lynn Trimble admits there was too much tv and too little talk in her house as 9/11 attacks unfolded a decade ago. Today she shares expert tips for parents eager to do a better job of having 9/11-related conversations with their children and teens.

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Home sweet theater

Lynn Trimble spent part of last Saturday with young performers and their parents working to prepare Desert Stages Theatre in Scottsdale for their May 20-June 19 run of “Willy Wonka, Jr.” in Cullity Hall.

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The kids most at risk in a tight economy

Is money tight? What parents should absolutely not cut back on, and where to go for help.

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Why are so many kids getting crushed?

Pam Goslar, PhD, studies safety for a living in her job at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. As program director for Prevention & Outcomes Research, she likes to match study data with first hand information from those on the front lines. So she talks with nurses, EMTs,medical residents — anyone at the hospital involved […]

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