Parenting & Children's Health

  • 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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  • Expectant Moms Encouraged to Count the Kicks

    posted by Jeannette Hasley on Friday, April 20, 2018 You just experienced what it was like to take a home pregnancy test and see that it was positive. You shared the excitement with your friends and family and now your pregnancy is “real.” You begin planning and dreaming. You wonder if it will be a boy or a girl, will she have lots of hair or no hair? Will he have his daddy's dimples? Will she sleep through the night?

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  • Does My Baby Have Torticollis?

    posted by Melissa Horkey on Monday, January 15, 2018 When you leave the hospital with your brand new baby you leave with information on all kinds of topics including how to give them a bath, how to feed them, how to track wet and dirty diapers, car seat safety, vaccinations, proper sleep habits, etc. It can feel very overwhelming at times with all of this new information but there is another topic to keep on your radar when it comes to infants.

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