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Toni Howard RN and baby
on Mon, August 20, 2018
Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph has long been a leader in family care. Now, after nearly three years of implementing, tracking and documenting that the...
Kevin and Sarah Keatley
on Thu, July 13, 2017
While many families in Manhattan were busy preparing for the end of the school year, the Keatley family was anxiously awaiting the arrival of their second...
Breastfeeding Support Group
on Mon, October 31, 2016
“Trick or treat, give me something good to eat!” That’s no problem today for the group of women who, along with their babies, gathered recently for a...
breastfeeding baby
on Tue, March 15, 2016
Forty weeks of pregnancy. It ends with the joy of bringing a life into the world. With the endless possibilities and dreams of the future, a new mother goes...
on Mon, August 31, 2015
Medical recommendations behind pacifier use are limited and variable, and as a result, there are multiple trains of thought regarding pacifier use. It’s not a...
on Fri, August 14, 2015
The Via Christi NewLife Center’s Milk Collection and Outreach program is now providing donated milk to the infants in its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care...
on Tue, July 14, 2015
One question we frequently get in the Via Christi Breastfeeding Clinic is whether it's OK to drink alcohol while breastfeeding.   Alcohol is as much of a...
breastfeeding baby
on Thu, May 21, 2015
For many first-time parents, it can be scary bringing home a new baby. You want to be sure they are eating well and having the appropriate number of dirty...
Kangaroo care
on Thu, July 24, 2014
It can be difficult for the parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to bond with their babies. Often premature or sick infants require special...
milk bank depot
on Fri, February 15, 2013
After Evan Gamber was born during his 27th week of gestation, his mother, Rachel, ended up with much more frozen breast milk than little Evan couldn’t possibly...