Parenting & Children's Health

  • Exercise in Pregnancy: It's Good for Baby Too!

    posted by Sarah Goodchild and Melissa Horkey on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Most people know that exercise is beneficial for pregnant women but it was always thought that those benefits were just for the mom. There is now a study that has shown that aerobic exercise during pregnancy improves the baby's gross motor skills.

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  • Have Fun and Stay Healthy at the Fair!

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Are you planning to join thousands of others at the Clay County Fair in a few weeks? I can't think of anyone who doesn't get excited for our local, one-of-a kind, amazing fair every September. Who doesn't love the exhibits, the rides, the abundance of fun foods and, of course the animals? It's safe to say we touch A LOT of things at the fair! My hope of that everyone who visits the fair takes home wonderful memories…. NOT extra germs that cause illness! So let's talk hygiene.

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  • Healthy Kids are Better Learners

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Thursday, August 15, 2019 Summer break has come to a close and school is officially back in session! Get your children off to a good start with these key health tips!

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  • Baby Safety Reminders for Summertime Fun

    posted by Jeannette Hasley on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Summertime is upon us and you want to venture outside and soak up the sun's warmth as much as you can. You know it's important to use sunscreen for you, but you wonder if it's okay to also use it on your one-month old baby?

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  • Breastfeeding Basics: Nurturing and Nourishing Baby

    posted by Jeannette Hasley on Thursday, September 6, 2018 At Spencer Hospital's Birth Center our job isn't done after we help you bring new life into the world through the delivery process, we're also here to provide support for you to provide baby a great start! One of the ways our team of professionals assist parents is by aiding in breastfeeding education and support.

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