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Ashlyn’s Story: A Dream Realized Because of Care Beyond Compare

Russell Wessel is a miracle baby. That’s what his parents, Ashlyn Wessel and Alex Sinclair, believe. And they credit the doctors and nurses at  Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Jefferson Hospital for Russell’s safe arrival. That’s where he was born October 8 — healthy but blissfully unaware that he’d just played a lead role in an amazing family […]

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Family Swimming Night at Goldfish Swim School {Event}

Event at a Glance What: Family Swimming Night When: Sunday, January 14, 2018, 4:00 – 6:30pm Where: Goldfish Swim School (Peters Township), 690 Crosswinds Dr. McMurray, Pennsylvania Why: It’s the perfect kid-friendly way to celebrate the long MLK weekend and stay warm in January!  In addition to swimming in Goldfish Swim School’s fantastic facility with their fun pool ride-on toys and […]

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Over 100 Years of Girl Empowerment at The Ellis School

For some, the dialogue about female empowerment is new, but at The Ellis School, generations of girls have been empowered. The Ellis School is Pittsburgh’s only age 3 to grade 12 independent school dedicated to the education of girls. For over 100 years, Ellis girls have been educated in a nurturing environment designed specifically to instill leadership, confidence, […]

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Jefferson Hospital: Supporting Mothers in Attempting ‘VBAC’

AHN Staff Highly Skilled at Performing Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Dr. David A. Logan remembers the patient well. Jane was one week from delivering her baby. And she had just learned that the obstetrician overseeing her pregnancy had resigned unexpectedly from the local hospital. Having delivered her first child by cesarean section (C-section), Jane wanted […]

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Give the Gift of Tickets: Citizens Bank Children’s Theater Series

For many of us parents, the end of August signals cooler temperatures and back-to-school. The new school year means new friends, new teachers, new opportunities. The onset of autumn also means a new routine and schedule for our kids; an opportunity to try new things and experience new places. Personally, I refer to the fall […]

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Pediatrics at Jefferson Hospital: Care beyond Expectations

On-site counseling, walk-in appointments among services that take care to a higher level Last spring, Jessica had felt the greatest joy of her life: carrying newborn daughter Kayla through the front door of her home for the first time. The cheers and hugs of family greeted them on the other side. But just three months later, […]

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Kindermusik: Teaching through Song and Play at Kathy’s Music

Music and playtime all in one, at Kathy’s Music you and your children can make new friends and learn new things while the little ones get a moment to play and learn at the same time! That is a pretty good deal for an hour session, I thought! Kindermusik, through Kathy’s Music, provides a full […]

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