Author Archive | Wolfson Children's Hospital

Pelvic Floor Health for New Moms: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and When to See Your OB/GYN

Thank you to Wolfson and Baptist Health for sponsoring this post. Any woman who delivers her baby vaginally will experience a number of changes to her pelvic floor. It’s all part of the birth process, and it’s unique to each mother. “Birth is as different for every woman as pregnancy is, and what you experience […]

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‘They Were Meant to Be Mine’

Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital with horrific injuries. Suffering from a skull fracture, brain bleed, broken femur and fractured wrists, malnourished and with a fresh handprint-shaped pattern of bruises on her little face, baby Delilah […]

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Every Mile Brings a Smile: The Wolfson 55

The Wolfson Children’s Challenge celebrates our patients’ lives while benefitting the region’s only children’s hospital. Did you know that no child is ever turned away because of an inability to pay? That’s why Wolfson Children’s Hospital needs your help to ensure every child continues to receive the world-class care they need and deserve. You can […]

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The Right Time for Tummy Time

This post is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital.Babies spend a lot of time on their backs every night while sleeping, so it’s important to ensure they get adequate time on their tummy during the day. Tummy time is a critical component to your baby’s development as it helps strengthen muscles, improves coordination and […]

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Wolfson Children’s Hospital Gears Up for Annual ‘Christmas in July’ Toy and Donation Drive

Thank you to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for sponsoring this post.Keeping kids and teens entertained while they’re in the hospital makes them smile and aids in their well-being. No one knows this more than a parent bringing their child in for surgery, therapy, treatment or follow-up visits. For the sixth year, Wolfson Children’s Hospital is calling […]

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Why Growing Bones Need Extra Special Care

This post is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital.When kids’ bones break, here’s what’s at stake Contrary to what some people think, children aren’t just little adults – especially when it comes to their developing bones. When an adult breaks an arm or leg, the bone simply snaps. In children, bones are more flexible […]

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Watch Your Hearts, Mommies!

This post is brought to you by Wolfson Children’s Hospital.Little red hats prompt area mothers to be mindful of their own heart health You’ve probably heard that heart disease is the number-one killer among Americans, but did you know that about 80 percent of heart disease deaths could be prevented each year? That’s why it’s […]

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