Parenting & Children's Health

  • 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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  • Vaccinations: The Ultimate Child Protection Plan

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Monday, August 13, 2018 As parents, we are constantly concerned about keeping our kids safe and healthy. Car seats, cabinet locks, safety gates, and smoke alarms are all part of our gig as the parents of little ones. What's missing from that list? Vaccinations!

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  • Don't Let Tech Replace Talk

    posted by Laura Johnson & Heidi Farquhar on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Picture this scenario: Mom or Dad is sitting with a restless child in a waiting room, getting some glances of empathy along with a few glares of impatience. To occupy the child, a tablet or smart phone is handed over and rapidly, the once fidgety child is absorbed, playing a game or watching a video. Everyone is happy…or are they?

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