By: Tutasi Waters, MD, OBGYN Hello to all our Mothers, and thank you for reading. Soon, our Maternity Family will be evaluated as part of the national Breastfeeding Health Initiative (BFHI) called Baby Friendly. This is part of a larger goal established several years ago called Healthy People 2020. The hope is that 25% of all … More The Breastfeeding Question 2017
By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN Being pregnant for the first time can be a challenging experience at times. Added with the thought of being a REAL parent, you can easily feel overwhelmed and not up to the challenge. Fortunately, there are many resources to help you during your pregnancy and after you deliver. Signature … More Signature Resources for New Parents
On Tuesday, September 27th Signature Healthcare hosted a dinner to welcome our new Signature Moms Bloggers and introduce them to our current bloggers. We were able to take the time to find out more about our newest bloggers and hope you enjoy learning more about them in the video below!
By: Rachel Ventura I may make some enemies for this, especially right now in the middle of Summer, but I’m just going to come right out and say it. I don’t like the beach. I’ve just never been a fan. My relationship with the sun and history with melanoma is one of the reasons, but … More Life’s a Beach
By: Kathy Trainor Dear Laundry… We need to have a chat. I have wanted to have this talk for a very long time. I have been very unsettled for about 25 years now. I will not hold back. This is ALL your Fault. You never leave, you are never clean and you never give me … More Dear Laundry
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill There are definitely two teams in our house. Us against them. We have to stick together. If we don’t, our children may realize that ultimately we really have no power. There are fabrications that we have told our children to keep the upper hand. After the kids are in bed, sometimes … More Untruths
By: Alicia Tapp, Guest Contributor June is National Safety Month, a great opportunity to reinforce healthy and safe behaviors for your family. This month, adopt these tips to ensure your loved ones stay happy and healthy- both inside and out! 1) Master water safety. Avoid swallowing water you swim in. Accidental indigestion of pool water can lead … More Summer Safety
Looking for a way to beat summer boredom without breaking the budget? Check out Free Fun Fridays, which provide free access to great local museums and cultural spots. If you attend any of the events, let us know! We’d love to hear if your family enjoys one of these great local resources.
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer As I read time and time again how many of our youth are being bullied, feel isolated, and commit suicide, I wonder how that can be prevented. As I was researching this topic, I came across an organization called The Jason Foundation, which was born out of a father’s loss after his son … More Protecting Our Children
By: Sandra L. Churchill The temperature today hit 90 degrees and morning dew was heated to a mist nearly at dawn. In recent days, summer has surely arrived. Sunlight is blazing down, meadow flowers are blooming, and the earth is warm and green. School is out for some and in the home-stretch for others. At … More Summer Wishes