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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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Breastfeeding: The Struggle Is Real

Most of the time, I love breastfeeding my son. The time with him that’s just ours, the special closeness, and the coolness factor that I am feeding him with my body are just a few of the reasons why I continue to do it. But if we’re being honest — and what’s a blog for […]

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Pittsburgh’s Premier Home-Away-From-Home Birthing Experience at Jefferson Hospital

In November 2014, Jefferson Hospital opened a new state-of-the-art obstetrics unit as part of Allegheny Health Network’s patient-focused Women’s Health services. At a time when many medical facilities were closing doors, Jefferson Hospital’s investment in obstetrics significantly impacted the community; it was the first new labor and delivery unit in the Pittsburgh region in 34 years. In […]

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On Breastfeeding a Toddler

I’m one of those weird crunchy gals who still breastfeeds her two year-old. I’m just a mom doing what she thinks is best for her family. In a time of Mommy Wars and Formula v. Boobs, I’m actually optimistic that we’re beginning to cut through the crap and lift each other up more than ever. […]

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