LVHN News (OB)

2019
May
07,
2019
| 10:42 PM America/New_York
Obstetrician-gynecologist Cheryl Hamilton, MD, with LVPG Obstetrics and Gynecology is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Practicing since the 1980s, Hamilton has witnessed a...
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2017
November
14,
2017
| 07:37 PM America/New_York
How you plan to feed your new baby is an important decision only you can make. At Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, we provide information on infant nutrition and the benefits of breastfeeding, then support you no matter what feeding method you choo...
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September
06,
2017
| 08:03 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital encourages vaccinations for newborns and toddlers. A new school year is upon us and timely vaccinations are an effective way for parents to keep their children protected from illness. It’s important to follow the imm...
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August
29,
2017
| 09:12 PM America/New_York
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest recently earned the distinction Baby-Friendly Hospital from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The Baby-Friendly distinction recognizes LVH’s commitment and su...
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August
18,
2017
| 07:52 PM America/New_York
Deanna Shisslak, Parent Education Program Manager My name is Deanna Shisslak. I am the Parent Education Program Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) where I connect families with resources related to pregnancy, caring for your new baby a...
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July
31,
2017
| 03:45 PM America/New_York
Jane Nordell and her wife Erin Firestone are the proud parents of twins. In the first part of our series, Nordell shared her experience leading up to the birth of her babies including the time Tate and Johanna spent at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Cr...
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July
27,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Fertility treatments like intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be an emotional roller coaster for couples who often experience multiple losses before they finally have success. That’s exactly what happened to Jane Nord...
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July
11,
2017
| 03:52 PM America/New_York
A coordinated treatment program for women with pre-existing or pregnancy-related diabetes is giving moms peace of mind, and babies a safer start in life. “Much of your baby’s fetal development occurs in the first eight weeks of pregnancy,” says ma...
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March
29,
2017
| 03:15 PM America/New_York
Motherhood is the most important job in the world. One that’s filled with an equal set of challenges and rewards. Going back to work after the birth of a baby adds yet another set of challenges to the mix. Yet, advanced planning and lots of support f...
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February
01,
2017
| 11:11 PM America/New_York
Ring the alarm – Beyoncé is pregnant – with twins. Social media exploded on Wednesday afternoon when the singer, song writer and actress announced the news on her Instagram page. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and her husband, Sean Carter, aka Jay Z, are alr...
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January
23,
2017
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
Pregnancy is a special time full of excitement and more than a few visits to your obstetrician (OB). On average, the prenatal period lasts 40 weeks, and can last up to 42 weeks. During that time you can expect a minimum of 14 OB appointments – some i...
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January
10,
2017
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
When Monroe County’s first official newborn of 2017 came into the world, Jexy Hernandez made good on a pledge made long ago. “When my brother (Jimmy) was alive, we told each other we would name our children after each other,” says Hernandez, whose...
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2016
December
29,
2016
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Some are trendy. Some are traditional. Yet they’re all reflective of the times we live in and the values we keep. In 2016, baby names in the Lehigh Valley reflected national trends and some interesting local differences. According to pregnancy web...
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December
05,
2016
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Della Steward recalls learning to knit from her grandmother one summer as she sat in a wheelchair recovering from an illness. She says knitting brings her warm memories of her grandmother. The 56-year-old Allentown woman shared her feelings, time ...
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