January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth defects are structural changes that a baby is born with that can affect almost any part of the body, changing how the body looks, works, or both. They can be found before birth, at birth, or any time after birth. Most birth defects occur during the first 3 months of pregnancy when a baby’s organs are forming but can also occur during the last 6…

Posted on Jan. 15, 2021 in From Our Perspective

Cervical Health Awareness Month

My husband recently had an MRI to assess neck pain and was puzzled by the results, which noted cervical stenosis. “Is this a mistake?” he asked me; “I don’t have a cervix?” For those of us who do, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and a propitious time to reflect on the history of research into cervical cancer, and the current state of screening and prevention…

Posted on Jan. 11, 2021 in From Our Perspective

A Glimpse Inside Our Pediatric Virtual Christmas Party

This year has looked different for everyone in so many ways. However, that did not stop the pediatric service line from finding time for a little fun! Each year the pediatric team gets together for a virtual Christmas party. The team is spread out across the country, so taking a little time to put on a funny Christmas hat, turn on our webcams, and enjoy some…

Posted on Jan. 7, 2021 in From Our Perspective

Inspiration for the New Year

After the year that was 2020, we are all probably looking forward to a change, and hopefully, 2021 will bring that change. This year maybe more than years past, we need an extra bit of inspiration, so we’ve rounded up some quotes that we are finding helpful.  Have a happy, healthy, and safe venture into 2021.  — Photo by Muhammad Haikal Sjukri on Unsplash

Posted on Jan. 4, 2021 in From Our Perspective