Are you a nursing mom? Perhaps you are expecting and have decided to breastfeed your baby. Or maybe you haven’t delivered yet and you are still trying to make up your mind.
At Sarah Bush Lincoln’s Women and Children’s Center, about 60 to 65 percent of all new moms begin feeding their babies with the best nutrition on the planet – breast milk! Within one week, more than half of those mothers have stopped. What happens during that first week that changes their minds?
Let’s hear from some mothers who are experienced in breastfeeding. I encourage you ...
It’s estimated that as many as 90 percent of infant car seats may be installed or used improperly, which can dramatically increase a child’s risk of injury in a crash. John Hedges, Mattoon Police Officer and State of Illinois certified car seat technician, says that every time he performs one of these car seat clinics at Sarah Bush Lincoln he finds that every car seat must be adjusted to ensure it is as safe as it can possibly be. That’s why we recommend leaving the installation of your car seat up to the experts!
The Safe and ...
We see it every day.
Nancy, the admitting nurse, smiled warmly at Katrina, who had just arrived at the Women and Children’s Center. “Here’s a gown you can change into. You’ll need to remove your bra and undies, empty your bladder, put the gown on, and then hop into the birthing bed.” A few minutes later, Katrina appeared in the bathroom door, walked the few steps to the bed, and climbed in.
“So….”, Nancy said in a calm, inviting tone. “Why did your doctor send you to the hospital today?”
With a slightly apprehensive look on her ...