Category - Women’s Services

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Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience
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Beverly Breast Cancer Walk Efforts Continue to Impact Lives in El Salvador
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Having a Baby and Emotional Health
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Mammograms are More Important than Ever
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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services
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Yoga and You
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More Benefits of Breastfeeding Revealed
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Celebrate the Heart of Women: The Resilient Heart

Breast Cancer Facts Younger Women Need to Know

Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women in the United States. With so much attention given to fighting breast cancer, shouldn’t every woman know all the facts by now? You’d be surprised. Many women believe only certain signs put them at risk when, in fact, the main risk factor for developing breast cancer…

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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience

Prompted by a question on a Facebook post about whether her hospital was Baby-Friendly, Janet McKay replied that her first two children “were born in a non-baby friendly hospital ,” but the facility where her third child was born was “baby and mama friendly” and she “had an amazing experience.” We were intrigued, so we…

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Beverly Breast Cancer Walk Efforts Continue to Impact Lives in El Salvador

For nearly two decades  the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk ( BBCW) has raised more than $6 million to support Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) award-winning Comprehensive Breast Health Center and impacted the lives of thousands of breast cancer survivors. With generous community support, the BBCW has been able to sustain its support of current…

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Mammograms are More Important than Ever

Recent research suggests that breast cancer isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, it looks like the number of cases may increase 40 percent by the year 2030. Fortunately, the types of breast cancer that researchers see becoming more prevalent are very treatable, and the patterns they have discovered will help inform smarter screening and…

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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Lori Smith, 66, grew up on Chicago’s West Side, attending Notre Dame School for Girls and Jones Commercial High School. On November 24, 1973, Lori married Jim Smith, a Southsider. From this union, they have three daughters and five grandchildren. The only real “battle” they had in their family was Chicago Cubs or Chicago White…

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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services

Reflexology is a holistic therapy known to increase blood flow, offer pain relief, reduce stress and bring the body into balance. Foot Detox provides a thorough and efficient way to cleanse and purify the whole body from toxins. Detoxification can help maintain health and help avoid disease. Our Reflexologist is in the center on Mondays…

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Yoga and You

Yoga is anything but a trend. For more than 5,000 years, people from diverse cultures have practiced yoga — often as a pathway to spiritual enlightenment. In recent decades, it has gained followers who appreciate it as a full-body workout that combines physical poses, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation. A Healthy Part of a Fitness…

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More Benefits of Breastfeeding Revealed

Many new mothers try breastfeeding their newborn children and recent statistics confirm this. Nationally in recent years, about 74 percent of infants were breastfed for some period of time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Comparatively, in 1999 about 68 percent of U.S. infants were ever breastfed, and in 1971 only…

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Celebrate the Heart of Women: The Resilient Heart

Resilience is an ability to help cope with challenges in life. Joan Murphy, R.N., Ph.D., will share insights into how to promote the attitudes and behaviors that support resilience for women in today’s busy world. Join us in your favorite red outfit or accessory for this LCMH signature event! We will begin celebrating with a…

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