Tag - Family Birth Center

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Little Company of Mary’s Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience
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More Benefits of Breastfeeding Revealed
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The Midwife Myth
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Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group: Coping with the Holidays
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Melinda Weiss
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DAISY Award for Excellence Presented to Deserving LCMH Nurse
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“Angel Moms” Bring CuddleCot Donation to Little Company of Mary Hospital
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LCMH Hosts Special Care Unit Reunion
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Memory Garden Ceremony Sunday, May 18th

Little Company of Mary’s Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group

The unexpected death of a baby leaves parents with such deep heartache and sorrow. The invitation for caring, support and guidance during this difficult time of mourning is so invaluable to healing and is being offered by The Family Birth Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). The next meeting will take place on…

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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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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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The Midwife Myth

You may have thought midwives, the matronly women who provided advice and assistance to laboring mothers hundreds of years ago, exist only in history books and movies. However, midwives are not women of the past. Today’s certified nurse midwifes (CNM) continue this tradition of personalized care, but with the important addition of comprehensive education and…

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Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group: Coping with the Holidays

The unexpected death of a baby leaves parents with such deep heartache and sorrow. The invitation for caring, support and guidance during this difficult time of mourning is so invaluable to healing and is being offered by Little Company of Mary’s Family Birth Center. A FREE Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group is held on…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Melinda Weiss

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Melinda Weiss, D.O., OB/GYN with the Little Company of Mary Medical Group. Read on to get to know Dr….

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DAISY Award for Excellence Presented to Deserving LCMH Nurse

Congratulations to Mary Pajarillago, RN, Family Birth Center, who received the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) on July 20, 2017. What is the DAISY Award?-The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Little Company of Mary…

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“Angel Moms” Bring CuddleCot Donation to Little Company of Mary Hospital

In April, members of Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Perinatal Loss Committee donated a CuddleCot to LCMH’s Family Birth Center, making LCMH the first hospital in the Chicagoland area to be able to offer this. After each experiencing the tragic loss of a child, Kathleen McShane, Cathy Petraitis and Susie Schultz, members of the…

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LCMH Hosts Special Care Unit Reunion

Sunday, October 30th, was a very special day at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) as many families celebrated Halloween and much more with the wonderful staff of the Special Care Unit. Here you see this group of Special Care Unit Angels with little Frankenstein. Frankenstein was welcomed into the world a little less than…

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Memory Garden Ceremony Sunday, May 18th

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers will host the Annual Remembrance Service in honor of babies who have left the earth too soon. The ceremony will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 18th, in the Cherished Angel Memory Garden, which was dedicated in remembrance of babies who have passed away…

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